December 29, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
turtleneck /ˈtɚtl̟ˌnɛk/ noun
turtleneck
/ˈtɚtl̟ˌnɛk/
noun

plural turtlenecks

The woman is wearing a turtleneck.
The woman is wearing a turtleneck.
Learner's definition of TURTLENECK

[count]

1 US : a high collar that covers most of your neck even when the collar is folded over itself also : a knit shirt or sweater with this kind of collar

  • She wore a turtleneck under her jacket.

— called also (British) polo neck

— see color picture on THIS PAGE

2 British : MOCK TURTLENECK

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