noun \-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

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

Examples of TURTLENECK

  1. She wore a turtleneck under her jacket.

First Known Use of TURTLENECK



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