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English definition of “turtleneck”

turtleneck

noun [C]   /ˈtɜːtlnek/ US (UK polo neck)
a piece of clothing that covers the top part of the body and has a tube-like part covering the neck: a turtleneck sweaterJumpers, shirts and tee-shirts
(Definition of turtleneck noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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