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Definition of "turtleneck" []

  • A high, tubular, often rolled-down collar that fits closely about the neck. (noun)
  • A garment, such as a sweater, that has this type of collar. (noun)
  • A round high close-fitting neck on a sweater or the sweater itself (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)

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Use "turtleneck" in a sentence
  • "Thought by the Apple faithful to be a symbol of Jobs 'commitment to minimalist functionality, Scientists have established that the turtleneck is in fact a parasitical creature feeding off its host, and in return channeling its brainwaves through Mr Jobs, a symbiotic relationship now thought to have been responsible for the creation of the iPod."
  • "The way the cables run up to meet the ribs of the turtleneck is pretty cool."
  • "The Joy of Tech has created an hilarious Steve Jobs dressup Flash app -- why should Steve be forced to do yet another MacWorld keynote in turtleneck and jeans?"