crew neck


noun

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.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Origin of crew neck

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM crew neck

crew-neck, crew-necked, adjective

Words nearby crew neck

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for crew neck

crew neck

noun

a plain round neckline in sweaters

Derived forms of crew neck

crew-neck or crew-necked, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012