mock turtleneck

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of mock turtleneck

1 : a collar that is lower and usually looser than a turtleneck and is not turned over
2 : a garment with a mock turtleneck

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First Known Use of mock turtleneck

1953

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MOCK TURTLENECK Defined for English Language Learners

mock turtleneck

Definition of mock turtleneck for English Language Learners

  • : a knit shirt or sweater with a high collar that goes all the way around your neck and that is not folded down


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