Definitions

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  • noun UK A high collar covering the neck; a turtleneck.
  • noun UK A light type of shirt with such a collar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar

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Examples

  • After these, I'd defy even those black polo-neck jumpered types who put down "Apple" as their religion on the census form not to take a long, sober look at themselves – and the little black thing they're never without – and reconsider.

    The Hard Sell: iPhone

  • Then, 35 minutes in, the chairman finally asked a bloke in a black polo-neck: "Are you a prisoner here?"

    Ken Clarke's night of trial on Question Time in jail

  • The only notable thing about this guy was that he dressed a little bit older than his years, a red polo-neck sweater hanging from his thin frame, a pair of well-worn tan cords sagging above battered brown leather brogues.

    The Priest

  • I like Hussein Chalayan's ivory wool jumper (£495), Pringle of Scotland's gray cable-knit roll-neck (£895), Aubin & Wills's classic Aran "Calderwood" (£145) and Toast's baggy cashmere polo-neck (£300).

    The Woolly Logic of Winter Wear

  • And if you are stuck for an evening outfit as the nights grow chillier, don't forget the allure of a simple black cashmere polo-neck with black pants, accessorized with a single long string of pearls.

    The Woolly Logic of Winter Wear

  • Beadie ran upstairs and quickly changed into fresh under - pants, then pulled on a pair of black trousers and a brown polo-neck.

    It's October, 1956.

  • He wore a light gray suit with a black polo-neck sweater, and his big square hands were folded over each other, resting on the Formica tabletop.

    Silent Scream: An Anna Travis Mystery

  • I'm not referring to your local TV crit, or even Roger Ebert - I mean the ahrdcore, theory touting, polo-neck and cigarettes crowd.

    Toy Story 3D Review | /Film

  • He wore a light gray suit with a black polo-neck sweater, and his big square hands were folded over each other, resting on the Formica tabletop.

    Silent Scream: An Anna Travis Mystery

  • A mature man, he had been wearing a tweed sports jacket, polo-neck shirt and cord trousers; even his shoes looked good quality.

    Deadly Intent

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