a collarless neckline, as on a sweater or jersey, that fits snugly at the base of the neck.
a sweater, jersey, or other garment having such a neckline.
Origin of crew neck
An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Related formscrew-neck, crew-necked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for crew neck
a plain round neckline in sweaters
Derived Formscrew-neck or crew-necked, adjective
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