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turtleneck

[tur-tl-nek] /ˈtɜr tlˌnɛk/
noun
1.
a high, close-fitting collar, often rolled or turned down, appearing especially on pullover sweaters.
2.
a sweater with such a collar.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; turtle1 + neck
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Examples from the web for turtleneck
  • Then she put on her golden-brown, fur-collared ski jacket, over a white turtleneck sweater and tailored fawn slacks.
  • She always wore a turtleneck, even on the hottest of days.
  • Wear a scarf or pull a turtleneck over your mouth and nose in windy or cold weather.
  • Sweatshirts may be worn if a collared shirt or turtleneck is worn underneath.
British Dictionary definitions for turtleneck

turtleneck

/ˈtɜːtəlˌnɛk/
noun
1.
  1. a round high close-fitting neck on a sweater or the sweater itself
  2. (as modifier): a turtleneck sweater
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Slang definitions & phrases for turtleneck

turtleneck

noun

The foreskin of the penis •Euphemistic: may get rid of the turtleneck


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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