tur|tle-neck

tur|tle-neck
turtle neck, or tur|tle|neck1 «TUR tuhl NEHK», noun.
1. a round, high, closely fitting collar on a sweater or knitted shirt, usually turned down over itself when the garment is worn.
2. a sweater or knitted shirt with such a collar.
tur|tle-neck or tur|tle|neck «TUR tuhl NEHK», adjective.
having a turtle neck: »

a turtle-neck sweater.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tur|tle|neck — turtle neck, or tur|tle|neck1 «TUR tuhl NEHK», noun. 1. a round, high, closely fitting collar on a sweater or knitted shirt, usually turned down over itself when the garment is worn. 2. a sweater or knitted shirt with such a collar. tur|tle neck… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tur·tle·neck — /ˈtɚtl̩ˌnɛk/ noun, pl necks [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 (Brit) …   Useful english dictionary

  • turtle neck — turtle neck, or tur|tle|neck1 «TUR tuhl NEHK», noun. 1. a round, high, closely fitting collar on a sweater or knitted shirt, usually turned down over itself when the garment is worn. 2. a sweater or knitted shirt with such a collar. tur|tle neck… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turtleneck — tur|tle|neck [ˈtə:tlnek US ˈtə:r ] n a type of ↑sweater with a high, close fitting collar that covers most of your neck →↑polo neck, v neck ↑v neck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turtleneck — tur|tle|neck [ tɜrtl,nek ] noun count AMERICAN a high neck that folds over on a SWEATER a. a SWEATER with a turtleneck …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turtleneck — tur•tle•neck [[t]ˈtɜr tlˌnɛk[/t]] n. 1) clo a high, close fitting collar, often rolled or turned down, appearing esp. on pullover sweaters 2) clo a garment with such a neck, esp. a sweater • Etymology: 1890–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • painted turtle — paint′ed tur′tle n. ram a freshwater turtle, Chrysemys picta, common in the U.S., having bright yellow markings on the head and neck and red markings on the margin of the carapace • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • ringdove — ring′dove or ring′ dove n. 1) orn Also called ringed′ tur′tle dove . a small domestic dove, Streptopelia risoria having a black half ring around the nape of the neck. 2) orn wood pigeon 1) • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

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