Definition of turtleneck
1 : a high close-fitting turnover collar used especially for sweaters
2 : a garment (such as a sweater) with a turtleneck
turtleneckedplay \-ˌnekt\ adjective
Examples of turtleneck in a Sentence
She wore a turtleneck under her jacket.
First Known Use of turtleneck
TURTLENECK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turtleneck for English Language Learners
: a high collar that covers most of your neck even when the collar is folded over itself; also : a knit shirt or sweater with this kind of collar
TURTLENECK Defined for Kids
Definition of turtleneck for Students
1 : a high turned-over collar
2 : a garment having a high turned-over collar
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