crew neck


Definition of crew neck

1 : a round collarless neckline
2 usually crewneck \ ˈkrü-​ˌnek How to pronounce crew neck (audio) \ : a sweater with a crew neck

Examples of crew neck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep things simple with this crew neck ski sweater that can be worn on the slopes or around town. Claire Harmeyer, Travel + Leisure, 11 Jan. 2022 The crew neck style is enlivened with a colorful Greca jacquard along the waistline and inner sleeves. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 The 100% cashmere track pants, crew neck sweater, beanie, and scarf are available for purchase separately but make the perfect cozy set for Fall and can be personalized with your initial. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 To conjure that nostalgia, one white crew neck sweatshirt priced at $60 would be delivered in a Social Tourist cereal-like box to the 100 fastest-clicking customers. New York Times, 28 Aug. 2021 For something a little more subtle, this crew neck sweatshirt with a Mickey Mouse decal on the upper left is the way to go. Eden Lichterman,, 31 July 2021 This 100% organic cotton crew neck features detailing in all the right places (think a ribbed neck, cuffs and hem). Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 17 June 2021 Daniel Kaluuya, nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah, struck a nice balance between formality and ease in a minimalist black double-breasted suit by Bottega Veneta worn atop a black crew neck. Justin Fenner, Robb Report, 25 Apr. 2021 During this exchange — which professional Bachelor spoiler Reality Steve suspects was a production surprise to the Bachelor — Matt is wearing a simple black crew neck sweater, with a close crop haircut and no jewelry (like a now-popular chain). Ariana Romero,, 2 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of crew neck

1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for crew neck

from the sweaters with this neckline worn by oarsmen

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18 Jan 2022

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“Crew neck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of crew neck

: a plain, round neck on a T-shirt, sweater, etc.
: a sweater with a crew neck


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