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crew neck

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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.

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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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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
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