: a V-shaped neck of a garment
also : a garment (such as a sweater) with a V-shaped neck
V-necked adjective

Examples of V-neck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The blouse has all kinds of cute design details including a V-neck, smocking at the top, balloon sleeves with elastic cuffs, and a fun print. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2024 The deep V-neck of the dress gave Lipa a chance to show off a stunning statement necklace from Tiffany & Co.'s 2023 Blue Book Collection, which is shaped like two fish meeting in the middle at an orange sapphire stone. Glamour, 4 Feb. 2024 Available in crew neck and V-neck styles, shoppers can snag this set in sizes ranging from XS to 4XL. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 24 Jan. 2024 There’s an adjustable self-tie bowknot, elastic shirring, and V-neck, square neck, or off-the-shoulder style options. Monica Bell, Peoplemag, 23 Jan. 2024 Women wore long gowns with wide V-necks and sleeves with trimming and a band at the hem. Ana María Velasco, National Geographic, 17 Jan. 2024 She is dressed in a leather jacket, straight-legged jeans, and a V-neck sweater likely purchased from somewhere inexpensive and everyman retailer like J Crew. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 15 Jan. 2024 Keoghan’s standout, yet muted look featured a double-breasted V-neck crop top and trousers. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 11 Jan. 2024 The deep V-neck and collar also give it a slightly preppy vibe. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 29 Dec. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of V-neck was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“V-neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V-neck. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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