turtleneck

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noun tur·tle·neck \-ˌnek\

Definition of turtleneck

  1. 1 :  a high close-fitting turnover collar used especially for sweaters

  2. 2 :  a garment (such as a sweater) with a turtleneck

turtlenecked

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Examples of turtleneck in a sentence

  1. She wore a turtleneck under her jacket.

1897

First Known Use of turtleneck

1897


TURTLENECK Defined for English Language Learners

turtleneck

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noun tur·tle·neck \-ˌnek\

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

turtleneck

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noun tur·tle·neck \ˈtər-təl-ˌnek\

Definition of turtleneck for Students

  1. 1 :  a high turned-over collar

  2. 2 :  a garment having a high turned-over collar



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