Simple Definition of turtleneck
: 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
Examples of turtleneck in a sentence
She wore a turtleneck under her jacket.
First Known Use of turtleneck
Rhymes with turtleneck
afterdeck, à la grecque, biotech, bodycheck, bottleneck, cashier's check, Chiang Kai-shek, countercheck, demi-sec, discotheque, double-check, double-deck, hunt-and-peck, leatherneck, littleneck, nanotech, neck and neck, New Quebec, Pont l'Évêque, quarterdeck, rubber check, rubberneck, shepherd's check, triple sec, weather deck, Yucatec, Zapotec
TURTLENECK Defined for Kids
Definition of turtleneck for Students
1 : a high turned-over collar
2 : a garment having a high turned-over collar
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