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turtleneck

noun tur·tle·neck \-ˌnek\

: a high collar that covers most of your neck even when the collar is folded over itself; also : a knit shirt or sweater with this kind of collar

Full Definition of TURTLENECK

1
:  a high close-fitting turnover collar used especially for sweaters
2
:  a garment (as a sweater) with a turtleneck
tur·tle·necked \-ˌnekt\ adjective
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Examples of TURTLENECK

  1. She wore a turtleneck under her jacket.

First Known Use of TURTLENECK

1897
TURTLENECK Defined for Kids

turtleneck

noun tur·tle·neck \ˈtər-təl-ˌnek\

Definition of TURTLENECK for Kids

1
:  a high turned-over collar
2
:  a garment having a high turned-over collar

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