crew neck


: a round collarless neckline
usually crewneck : a sweater with a crew neck

Examples of crew neck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My friend, who so selflessly volunteered to stay in line during the start of the show, later managed to nab one of those concert-exclusive viral blue crew necks. Alli Rosenbloom, CNN, 11 Aug. 2023 On a group trip to the Hamptons this winter, for example, while her castmates wear bodycon dresses and thigh-high boots, Lyons dons practical crew neck sweaters and jeans (though her wrists, of course, glitter with diamond bracelets). Time, 21 Aug. 2023 The modest crew neck and flattering belt make this a sophisticated and stylish choice to take you from the office to an after-hours event with coworkers. Sophie Dodd, Travel + Leisure, 20 July 2023 Hanes EcoSmart Pullover Fleece Sweatshirt, $14 (Save 22%) 6 hr 57 min ago Buy on Amazon $18 $14 Curl up in this super soft crew neck sweater. Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 10 July 2023 The sleeveless sheath has a crew neck, a sheer bodice, and silver rhinestone embellishments. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 17 July 2023 In search of a gray crew neck featuring Daffy Duck dribbling a basketball? Hannah Holland, Washington Post, 11 July 2023 It’s designed with lightweight, wrinkle-resistant pima cotton, featuring a crew neck, long sleeves, and a hemline hitting at the hip. Amy Louise Bailey, Travel + Leisure, 14 Apr. 2023 Opt for green, red, grey or navy for this crew neck that features reindeer and trees — how appropriate! Hannah Deely, Good Housekeeping, 30 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History


from the sweaters with this neckline worn by oarsmen

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of crew neck was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Crew neck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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