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turtleneck

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɜː.tl̩.nek/ us    /ˈtɝː.t̬l̩-/
UK ( US mock turtleneck) a high, round collar that does not fold over on itself, or a piece of clothing with this type of collar: a turtleneck sweater US ( UK polo neck) a high, round collar that folds over on itself and covers the neck, or a piece of clothing with this type of collar: I'd prefer a sweater with a turtleneck. Why don't you wear your black turtleneck?
turtlenecked
adjective [before noun]
a turtlenecked jumper
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