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English definition of “halterneck”

halterneck

noun [C]     /ˈhɒl.tə.nek/ US  /ˈhɑːl.t̬ɚ-/ UK (US halter, halter top)
a piece of women's clothing that is held in position by a strap that goes behind the neck so that the upper back and shoulders are not covered : a halterneck dress / swimsuit Jumpers, shirts and tee-shirts
(Definition of halterneck noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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