crew neck

  1. a collarless neckline, as on a sweater or jersey, that fits snugly at the base of the neck.

  2. a sweater, jersey, or other garment having such a neckline.

Origin of crew neck

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

Other words from crew neck

  • crew-neck, crew-necked, adjective

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How to use crew neck in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for crew neck

crew neck

  1. a plain round neckline in sweaters

Derived forms of crew neck

  • crew-neck or crew-necked, adjective

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