crew neck

noun

Definition of crew neck

  1. 1 :  a round collarless neckline

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

Origin and Etymology of crew neck

from the sweaters with this neckline worn by oarsmen


First Known Use: 1939


CREW NECK Defined for English Language Learners

crew neck

noun

Definition of crew neck for English Language Learners

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

  • : a sweater with a crew neck

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