crew neck
noun Etymology: from the sweaters with this neckline worn by oarsmen Date: 1939 1. a round collarless neckline 2. (usually crewneck) a sweater with a crew neck

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  • crew neck — crew necks also crewneck N COUNT A crew neck or a crew neck sweater is a sweater with a round neck …   English dictionary

  • crew neck — crew′ neck n. 1) clo a collarless, rib knit neckline that fits snugly around the base of the neck 2) clo a garment with this neckline • Etymology: 1935–40, amer. crew′ neck , crew′ necked , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • crew neck — crew ,neck noun count a tight round neck on a SWEATER a. a SWEATER with a crew neck …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crew neck — crew neck, crew necked, adj. 1. a collarless neckline, as on a sweater or jersey, that fits snugly at the base of the neck. 2. a sweater, jersey, or other garment having such a neckline. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • crew neck — n a plain round neck on a ↑sweater or shirt, or a sweater or shirt with this type of neck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crew neck — ☆ crew neck n. a round neckline, as on a sweater, fitting close around the base of the neck …   English World dictionary

  • crew neck — ► NOUN ▪ a close fitting round neckline …   English terms dictionary

  • crew neck — noun a plain straight neckline opening from shoulder to shoulder of sweaters • Syn: ↑crew neckline • Hypernyms: ↑neckline * * * crew neck or crew neckline, a round, close fitting neckline at the base of the throat, as on sweaters worn by boat… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crew neck — A crew neck T shirt A crew neck (or crew neck) is a type of shirt or sweater that has a round neckline and no collar, often worn with other layers.[1][ …   Wikipedia

  • crew neck — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms crew neck : singular crew neck plural crew necks a) a tight round neck on a sweater b) a sweater with a crew neck …   English dictionary

  • crew neck — 1. adjective a) Referring to the collar of pullover garments, where the collar circles the neck, usually of sweaters and T shirts. Often crew necked. b) Occasionally, a collar whose front is meant to ride up onto the neck, sometimes to Adams… …   Wiktionary

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