noun Date: 1944 chiefly British turtleneck

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polo neck — polo necks also polo neck N COUNT A polo neck or a polo neck sweater is a sweater with a high neck which folds over. [BRIT] (in AM, use turtleneck) …   English dictionary

  • polo neck — n BrE a shirt or ↑sweater that has a high collar that folds down and fits closely around the neck American Equivalent: turtleneck ▪ a polo neck sweater …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • polo neck — noun 1. A pullover collar fitting the neck closely and doubling over, as orig in the jersey worn by polo players 2. A jersey with such a collar • • • Main Entry: ↑polo …   Useful english dictionary

  • polo neck — polo ,neck noun count BRITISH a TURTLENECK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • polo neck — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a high, close fitting, turned over collar on a sweater …   English terms dictionary

  • Polo neck — A man wearing a folded turtleneck A polo neck (UK) or turtle neck (US) or skivvy (Australia) is a garment usually a sweater with a close fitting, round, and high collar that folds over and covers the neck. It can also refer to type of neckline,… …   Wikipedia

  • polo neck — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms polo neck : singular polo neck plural polo necks British a sweater with a high neck that folds over. The American word is turtleneck. Derived word: polo neck adjective a polo neck sweater …   English dictionary

  • polo-neck — noun a sweater or jersey with a high close fitting collar • Syn: ↑turtleneck, ↑turtle • Hypernyms: ↑sweater, ↑jumper, ↑jersey, ↑T shirt, ↑tee shirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • polo neck — noun (C) BrE a shirt or sweater with a high, close fitting band around the neck that is rolled down; turtleneck AmE polo neck adjective: a polo neck sweater …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈpolo ˌneck — noun [C] British a SWEATER with a high neck that folds over ˈpolo ˌneck adj …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • polo neck — noun Polo neck is used before these nouns: ↑jumper, ↑sweater …   Collocations dictionary

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