mock turtleneck


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

Examples of mock turtleneck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Woz leaves with his big smile and a Z-car the same color as Jobs's mock turtleneck. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, "11 Greatest Nissan Z Commercials," 15 Sep. 2020 So grab your mock turtleneck and get ready for our best PC build ever at 10 a.m. PST on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "Watch us build this PC with Threadripper and GeForce RTX inside," 7 Oct. 2019 Kendall presented the award for the 'Outstanding Competition Program’ alongside her sister, Kim, wearing a shiny, latex-looking long sleeve mock turtleneck underneath the fitted floral gown with rose print. Erin Nicole Celletti, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Rocked a Runway Look to the 2019 Emmys, and People Loved It," 23 Sep. 2019 In 1996 actress Sharon Stone, then one of the top film stars in the world, ditched her more typical Vera Wang gowns and instead wore a black Gap mock turtleneck to the ceremony. Tony Bravo,, "A look back at 50 years of the Gap," 23 Aug. 2019 Fashioned from pintucked crepe with a mock turtleneck and pleated hem, the ruby red dress hit just below the knee and was polished enough to hold its own in the boardroom. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Karlie Kloss Has the Perfect Dress to Go From the Office to Date Night," 3 Aug. 2018 Known for its luxury fashions and knitwear for men, particularly the mock turtlenecks once sported by Steve Jobs, St. Croix has relocated from Somerset Collection to 286 W. Maple Road, in the former J. McLaughlin store. Rene Wisely, Detroit Free Press, "Kybun Joya Shoes, sports collectibles, sushi, whiskey fill downtowns," 9 July 2018 Her dress featured a mock turtleneck, too, with a contrasting zipper that tied in with her kicky footwear. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Throws It Back to the ’60s for Yolanda’s Birthday," 12 Jan. 2018 Midge’s outfits, full of mock turtlenecks and high-waisted, slim Capri pants, feel kicky and crisp, shiny as a new coin. Rachel Syme, The Cut, "This Show Has the Best Clothes on TV Right Now," 13 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of mock turtleneck

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Mock turtleneck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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mock turtleneck


English Language Learners Definition of mock turtleneck

US : 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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