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English definition of “polo neck”

polo neck

noun [C]     UK (US turtleneck)
a high, round collar that folds over on itself and covers the neck: I'd prefer a sweater with a polo neck.Parts of clothes a jumper or shirt with a polo neck: Why don't you wear your black polo neck?Jumpers, shirts and tee-shirts polo-necked     /ˈpəʊ.ləʊ.nekt/ US  /ˈpoʊ.loʊ-/ adjective [before noun] a polo-necked jumperJumpers, shirts and tee-shirts
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