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English definition of “turtleneck”

turtleneck

noun [C]     /ˈtɜː.tl̩.nek/ US  /ˈtɝː.t̬l̩-/
US for polo neckJumpers, shirts and tee-shirtsParts of clothes UK (US mock turtleneck) a high, round collar that does not fold over on itself, or a jumper with this type of collar: a turtleneck sweaterJumpers, shirts and tee-shirtsParts of clothes
(Definition of turtleneck noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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