Definition of V-neck in English:

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V-neck

Pronunciation: /ˈvē ˌnek/

noun

1A neckline of a garment, having straight sides meeting at a point to form a V-shape.
Example sentences
  • Choose pullovers with a small V-neck that draw the eye down, rather than a round neck, which creates a broader shoulder line.
  • One of London's faves this season is a V-neck sweater with shirt collar and sleeves sewn on but no actual shirt underneath.
  • The V-neck style also has extensive tonal stitch detail.
1.1A garment with a V-neck.
Example sentences
  • Gold wash jeans look amazing with solid colored button-down shirts, V-necks and crew necks.
  • Whether they are haute couture, designer trousers, or ripped jeans, V-necks can be tucked in or left out of pants, to create the perfect look.
  • Whether you're wearing a blazer or a leather jacket, a shirt such as a turtleneck, mock neck, V-neck, or crew neck all look great.

Derivatives

V-necked

Pronunciation: /ˈvē ˌnekt/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Devlin fitted himself into a pair of Levi jeans, a wide V-necked black silk shirt, and a pair of suede brown shoes.
  • She admired Faith's outfit, a light blue silky V-necked blouse setting off her magnificent tan, the simple white skirt making her look tall.
  • Versace's lean, muscled models paraded long V-necked tunics embossed with glittering beading, worn over jeans.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: V-neck

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