crew neck

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crew neck

n.
1. A round close-fitting neckline.
2. often crew·neck (kro͞o′nĕk′) A garment, especially a sweater, with such a neckline.

[From the wearing of similarly styled sweaters by rowers.]

crew neck

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a plain round neckline in sweaters
ˈcrew-ˌneck, ˈcrew-ˌnecked adj

crew′ neck`


n.
1. a collarless, rib-knit neckline that fits snugly around the base of the neck.
2. a garment with this neckline.
[1935–40, Amer.]
crew′-neck`, crew′-necked`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crew neck - a plain straight neckline opening from shoulder to shoulder of sweaterscrew neck - a plain straight neckline opening from shoulder to shoulder of sweaters
neckline - the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck
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