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crew neck

a collarless neckline, as on a sweater or jersey, that fits snugly at the base of the neck.
a sweater, jersey, or other garment having such a neckline.
Origin of crew neck
1935-40, Americanism
Related forms
crew-neck, crew-necked, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for crew neck
  • His sartorial style remains buttoned down, with a salmon-color crew neck and matching socks about as gaudy as it gets.
  • White crew neck or turtleneck undershirt or flight deck jersey is authorized.
  • Jeans or corduroys, a flannel shirt in winter, a navy crew neck.
  • We feel your pain, that's why we're offering a switch from crew neck to v-neck.
British Dictionary definitions for crew neck

crew neck

a plain round neckline in sweaters
Derived Forms
crew-neck, crew-necked, adjective
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