Definition of boat neck in English:

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boat neck

(also boatneck)


A type of wide neckline on a garment that passes just below the collarbone.
Example sentences
  • How about a nice crew neck sweater to go with those pants… or wait, maybe a boat neck collar would suit you better.
  • A boat neck collar is great if you want to be different and seen as a trendsetter, but they aren't recommended for conservative and more formal occasions.
  • The boat neck accentuated her collar bones and the color brought out the golden streaks in her deep brown eyes, the same exact eyes I had.


From its shape.

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Syllabification: boat neck

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