mock turtleneck


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

Examples of mock turtleneck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This mock turtleneck will keep them warm in the winter months to come. Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 14 Nov. 2023 Kardashian was wearing a figure-hugging black dress under a black leather corset with long sleeves and a mock turtleneck. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 27 Aug. 2023 The piece featured long sleeves and a mock turtleneck; and for a more naked look, Jenner layered it over a nude bra and thong set. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 July 2023 The semi-sheer suit featured a mock turtleneck and a zipper in the front. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Aug. 2023 This one is a slinky Barbie-pink summer dress in an asymmetrical cut, featuring a mock turtleneck and a high leg slit on one side. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 July 2023 Rihanna was wearing a fuzzy crop top with a mock turtleneck in grey, a brown leather wraparound skirt with a piece of the same material attached asymmetrically at the hem, and a dramatic oversized fur coat in white and brown on top. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 7 May 2023 The skirt had a knee-high slit, and the bodice was sleeveless with a mock turtleneck, showing off her toned shoulders. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 7 May 2023 The artist paired a cropped mock turtleneck, puffer jacket, mini skirt and black combat boots for a gleaming combination. Hannah Kerns, Peoplemag, 2 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mock turtleneck was in 1953

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Cite this Entry

“Mock turtleneck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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