crew neck definition

  • noun:
    • A round close-fitting neckline.
    • A garment, especially a sweater, with such a neckline.
    • Any apparel with a crew throat.
    • a plain straight neckline orifice from neck to neck of sweaters
  • adjective:
    • Referring to the collar of pullover garments, where collar circles the throat, often of sweaters and T-shirts. Frequently crew-necked.
    • Sometimes, a collar whose front side is meant to drive up onto the neck, occasionally to Adam's apple level, more frequently referred to as large crew.

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