high-necked


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high-necked

(hī′nĕkt′)
adj.
Having a high neckline: a high-necked sweater.

high-necked

adj
(of a shirt, blouse, dress, etc) having a neck of greater than average height
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.high-necked - (of a garment) having a high neckline; "a high-necked blouse"
necked - having a neck or having a neck especially as specified (often used in combination)
Translations

high-necked

[ˌhaɪˈnekt] ADJde cuello alto

high-necked

[ˌhaɪˈnɛkt] adj (pullover, blouse) → a collo alto
References in classic literature ?
She was dressed in a high-necked muslin gown, and she wore a hat and veil, which somewhat obscured her features.
She was as heroic and immovable in her high-necked chemisette as a sentry in his box.
She showed off her slim physique in a high-necked black top, which she teamed with a matching cut-out skirt.
But she sheds layers to reveal a sporty, high-necked leotard that also has a zip front--a subtle, yet effective touch that gives her look symmetry.
Think high-necked hippyish baby-doll or drop-waist frocks (they have more of a retro feel than cinched-in skater dresses) in dark, stylised florals, rather than chintzy prints.
Eweida had worked since 1999 as a flight attendant for BA, whose uniform code stipulated that women must wear a high-necked shirt and a cravat, without any visible jewellery.
With no pattern drafting in her visual dictionary, the looks were all high-necked, long-sleeved and crystallised.
Everyone else should avoid high-necked black tops or break up the outline with a scarf or jewellery.
The moles are embarrassing, and I try to hide them with high-necked blouses.
In that high-necked tweed jacket, tight jeans and riding boots she looks show jumping (sorry, show stopping)
With her '50s-style hairdo and high-necked, long-sleeved dress, the stiff, humorless MacDougall is a perfect foil for Besser's character--who, it becomes clear, got high before going on the air.

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