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turtleneck

Line breaks: turtle|neck
Pronunciation: /ˈtəːt(ə)lnɛk
 
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Definition of turtleneck in English:

noun

British
1A high, round, close-fitting neck on a knitted garment: [as modifier]: a cream turtleneck sweater
More example sentences
  • He is sure this is about Buffy and he nearly fell off the desk when Riley pulled a gold ring out of the zippered pocket of the turtleneck sweater he wore.
  • He was wearing a black, skin-tight turtleneck tee with a cream colored scarf wrapped around his neck.
  • I changed into a pair of black jeans and a white turtleneck tee shirt.
1.1A sweater with a turtleneck.
Example sentences
  • But in reality, knitwear is so much more than that - it includes a wide array of pullovers, turtlenecks and cardigans, among other items.
  • Cardigans, turtlenecks, sweatshirts with hoods and tapered shirts with snap-on collars also appear in the collection.
  • Classical pieces like v necked sweaters and turtlenecks are timeless.
1.2 North American term for polo neck.

Derivatives

turtlenecked

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • The nightclub owner and his turtlenecked thugs pose a danger.
  • The consistently amazing quality of the band is their ability to color experimental music and noise with more candor and emotional sophistication than most turtlenecked troubadours.
  • The Mayan usually caters to these turtlenecked poseurs who don't care about quality so much as they care about seeing something 'important'.

Words that rhyme with turtleneck

halterneckleatherneck

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