boat neck line

boat neck

noun
a wide, high neckline that follows the curve of the collarbone and ends in points on the shoulder seams.
Also called boat neckline, bateau neck, bateau neckline.


Origin:
1955–60

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To boat neck line
Collins
World English Dictionary
boat neck
 
n
Also called: bateau neckline a high slitlike neckline of a garment that extends onto the shoulders

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature