Definition of crew neck in English:

crew neck


  • 1A close-fitting round neckline on a sweater or T-shirt.

    [as modifier] ‘a crew-neck sweater’
    • ‘Made of 100% preshrunk cotton, this shirt features a crew neck with contrasting 3/4-length raglan sleeve and neckband.’
    • ‘Stylish V-necks, crew necks and turtlenecks will all look great under a sassy suit.’
    • ‘Get the crew-neck T-shirt, leotard, women's tank top, or women's hipster short.’
    • ‘Dressed in a neat charcoal suit and white crew-neck sweatshirt, he cuts a cool figure even though his shades can't hide the criss-crossing lines creeping over his tanned features like a rail map.’
    • ‘Julien [an owner] lets me wear my crew-neck sweater, not like at some of the private clubs where you must wear a jacket and tie and women can't wear open-toed shoes.’
    • ‘I was wearing a cosy crew-neck sweater and jeans.’
    • ‘The simple solution is the Longtail T - a classic crew-neck T-shirt featuring an extra 3 inches of length to help keep it tucked securely in place.’
    • ‘It's 100 percent acrylic and comes in a crew-neck style or as a five-button fatigue sweater.’
    • ‘Gold wash jeans look amazing with solid colored button-down shirts, V-necks and crew necks.’
    • ‘He said there were two girls in the gang and remembered his attacker wearing a navy blue crew-neck sweater with a badge emblem and red writing on it.’
    • ‘He wore a blue crew-neck sweater and slacks that made him look like a student.’
    • ‘The neck of the mock neck is only slightly higher than a crew neck, but only a third as high as a turtleneck.’
    • ‘It's him on a hill, having a picnic with his wife, who is in a crew-neck orange sweater with white collar peeking out, and his children, who are in penny loafers.’
    • ‘He spoke with a local accent and wore a blue crew-neck sweatshirt and black trousers.’
    • ‘Women can choose from crew necks, scoop neck, one shoulder shirts, and many other styles.’
    • ‘V-necks, turtlenecks and crew necks can make you want to ring someone's neck when shopping for a sweater.’
    • ‘He was a world-class schmoozer, immediately identifiable by his mop of brown hair, crew-neck sweater, and bushy mustache.’
    • ‘This discounted promotional line is offered on 100% cotton crew-neck T-shirts at prices as low as $4.25 a piece in case lots per size only.’
    • ‘The Lucia range includes a variety of different jumpers with V-neck, crew neck and slash neck in either short or long sleeves.’
    • ‘The men's style has a rib knit overlapped crew neck, cuffs and bottom band while the women's features a V-neck.’
    1. 1.1A sweater with a crew neck.
      • ‘Their quality grey, yellow and orange cashmere crew necks are clearly being marketed as an introduction to the label.’
      • ‘He is dressed from head to toe in classy black - black jeans, a black crew-neck and a long black trench coat, with silky red insides which flash whenever he moves.’
      • ‘Big loose weave knits, crew necks, roll necks, zip fronted or even a cardigan.’
      • ‘Why is the Sailor in the picture wearing a black crew neck?’


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