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polo neck

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Definition of polo neck in English:

noun

British
1A high, close-fitting, turned-over collar on a sweater.
Example sentences
  • Forget the jodhpurs, turn up your polo-neck and stride out in soft white jeans; a fresh, bright outfit that's practical too.
  • She wore a loose white sweater with a polo neck and a dark green skirt.
1.1A sweater with a polo neck.
Example sentences
  • She dresses smart-black pin-stripe trousers, black polo neck with a trench coat.
  • Wearing dark cords, a black polo neck and thick grey winter coat, the former Pop Idol runner-up was a huge hit with his adoring fans.
  • I've always liked the idea of sitting outside a chic Parisien cafe at dawn, surrounded by the French literati, drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes in a black polo neck, whilst producing the next great work of English literature.

Derivatives

polo-necked

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adjective
Example sentences
  • In the paparazzo shots, she's emerging from the pool in a serious swimmers' cap, goggles and a black, long-sleeved, polo-necked, skin-shielding swimsuit.
  • Every two-bit jumped up car stylist in a black polo-necked sweater proclaims themselves an artist, their latest creation a work of art, whereas it is merely a fashionable object.
  • The West Leeds High School pupil was last seen wearing a zip-fronted navy blue Ellesse jacket with reversible cream lining over a black and ribbed polo-necked jumper.

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