Share this entry
roll-neck Syllabification: roll-neck
Pronunciation: /ˈrōl ˌnek/

Definition of roll-neck in English:


1A high loosely turned-over collar: [as modifier]: a black roll-neck sweater
More example sentences
  • He was wearing black trousers and a black roll-neck jumper.
  • Worn with an open collared shirt, a crewneck T-shirt or a roll-neck jersey and slacks or even blue jeans, the get up is informal enough for most cocktail parties in town.
  • He bounded onto the busy Jubilee Line train at Green Park, in his brown jacket and black roll-neck jumper.
1.1A garment with a roll-neck collar.
Example sentences
  • The Princess arrived at 2.15 pm, wearing a green checked woollen coat over a red roll-neck and silk scarf with black boots, gloves and handbag.
Definition of roll-neck in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources