turtleneck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"turtleneck" in British English

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turtlenecknoun [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 ​wearyourblack turtleneck?
turtlenecked
adjective [before noun]
a turtlenecked ​jumper
(Definition of turtleneck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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turtlenecknoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɜr·t̬əlˌnek/
a high, round ​collar that ​folds over on itself and ​covers the ​neck, or a ​piece of ​clothing with a ​collar of this ​type
(Definition of turtleneck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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