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polo neck

noun [C] uk   UK ( US turtleneck) us  
a high, round collar that folds over on itself and covers the neck: I'd prefer a sweater with a polo neck. a piece of clothing with a polo neck: Why don't you wear your black polo neck?
polo-necked
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈpəʊ.ləʊ.nekt/ us    /ˈpoʊ.loʊ-/
a polo-necked jumper
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