how to pronounce turtleneck


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turtleneck is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of turtleneck in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… his turtleneck and his jacket too sweet …”

meanings of turtleneck


  1. A high, close-fitting collar, turned back on itself and covering all or most of the neck, on a sweater or similar garment.
  2. A turtleneck sweater.

turtleneck frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word turtleneck occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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