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 The crew neck shirt is 100 percent cotton and sizes range from small to 2XL. Kristen Davis, cleveland, "Cleveland Browns 2020 Playoffs shirts, hats, hoodies you can buy now," 3 Jan. 2021 Peter Do and Rosie Assoulin, two beloved designers, opted for a pullover style, rather than an open-front one — the former’s, a turtleneck, and the latter’s, a crew neck with a matching knit tank top — this year. Eliza Huber,, "2020’s Most Popular Trends Were As Peculiar As The Year Itself," 24 Dec. 2020 Then sort each pile into categories: crew neck sweaters, cardigan sweaters, V-neck sweaters, etc. Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, "How to Organize a Closet Like a Pro," 8 Dec. 2020 Leret Leret was founded last year by the siblings Edouard and Andrea Leret, who focus on a single style: a classic crew neck made from Mongolian cashmere. Nili Blanck, New York Times, "The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week," 19 Nov. 2020 This mock-neck version of Champion’s classic crew neck sweatshirt is a favorite among customers for its distinctive look. Lauren Caruso, CNN Underscored, "From jackets to sweaters, 25 top-rated fall essentials at Nordstrom," 16 Oct. 2020 These simple Calvin Klein t-shirts come in both v-neck and crew neck and are both discounted for Prime Day. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "20 fashion and clothing deals actually worth shopping on Amazon Prime Day," 14 Oct. 2020 The crew neck cut is available in more than six colors, including white, light blue, and heather gray. Patrice J. Williams, USA TODAY, "10 fashion items you can wear to encourage voting for the 2020 election," 3 Sep. 2020 The shirt is 100 percent cotton with a tagless collar and crew neck. Mark Heim |, al, "Alabama Crimson Tide-themed Nike Zoom Pegasus 37 now available; Here’s how to get them," 20 Aug. 2020

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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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The first known use of crew neck was in 1939

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6 Jan 2021

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“Crew neck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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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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