roll-neck

roll-necks
1) ADJ: ADJ n A roll-neck sweater or a roll-necked sweater is a sweater with a high neck than can be rolled over. [mainly BRIT]
2) N-COUNT A roll-neck is a roll-neck sweater. [mainly BRIT]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • roll neck — ► NOUN ▪ a high loosely turned over collar …   English terms dictionary

  • roll-neck — noun Roll neck is used before these nouns: ↑sweater …   Collocations dictionary

  • roll-neck — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1943 British turtleneck • roll necked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roll neck — noun a high loosely turned over collar. Derivatives roll necked adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • roll-neck — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: often attributive Britain : turtleneck • roll necked ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • roll neck — Смотри шейка валка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • roll neck — high close fitting collar that can be turned down, turtleneck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roll — v. & n. v. 1 a intr. move or go in some direction by turning over and over on an axis (the ball rolled under the table; a barrel started rolling). b tr. cause to do this (rolled the barrel into the cellar). 2 tr. make revolve between two surfaces …   Useful english dictionary

  • neck — noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ slender, slim, swan like (literary) ▪ scraggy (BrE), scrawny …   Collocations dictionary

  • roll-necked — adjective see roll neck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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