crew neck


Definition of crew neck 

1 : a round collarless neckline

2 usually crewneck \ ˈkrü-​ˌnek \ : a sweater with a crew neck

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In a league full of flashy stars, Anthony has stuck with his cool and straight-forward style, highlighted by his affinity for slim-fit suits, hats and crew neck sweaters. Jamie Lisanti,, "Fashionable 50," 10 July 2018 Paris’s Acne Studios makes a circular-swirl navy or turquoise swimsuit; California’s Elder Statesman offers high-end, cashmere takes on tie-dye sweaters; more affordably, Champion and Mollusk’s crew necks are restricted to single-shade splotches. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Over Gingham Shirts? This Summer, Try Tie-Dye. Seriously.," 15 May 2018 The navy blue, crew neck dress by English fashion designer Stella McCartney. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Wears a Cape for the Queen's Birthday," 21 Apr. 2018 The clip opens with Bay in a sparkling crew neck sweater and his band playing on an Ed Sullivan Show type of broadcast playing in the living room of a quiet suburban home. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "James Bay Almost Takes a Trip to Outer Space in 'Pink Lemonade' Video: Watch," 26 Mar. 2018 Meghan paired the skirt with cream crew neck sweater from Victoria Beckham. Erin Hill,, "The Royal 'Swish!' Meghan Markle's Skirt Gives Her the Perfect Princess Entrance," 23 Mar. 2018 Once aware the Spurs guard was a fan, HBO sent Paul Curb Your Enthusiasm crew necks and hats in addition to the hoodie. Jabari Young, San Antonio Express-News, "Off Topic: Talking Curb Your Enthusiasm with Brandon Paul," 26 Feb. 2018 The skinny jeans rings up at a cool $1,475, while the crew neck sweatshirt will set you back $1,225. Stephanie Petit,, "Go for the Bold! Katy Perry Rocks Head-to-Toe Versace for a Night Out on the Town in Hollywood," 24 Jan. 2018 Every woman needs a simple white sweater this time of year, like the wool top with a crew neck by Victoria Beckham chosen by the former Suits star. Stephanie Petit,, "Where to Shop Meghan Markle's Romantic Engagement Photo Looks," 21 Dec. 2017

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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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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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