Definition of cowl neck in English:

cowl neck

Pronunciation /ˈkoul ˌnek/ /ˈkaʊl ˌnɛk/


  • A neckline on a woman's garment that hangs in draped folds.

    as modifier ‘a cowl-neck sweater’
    • ‘To me a spaghetti strap is a spaghetti strap, and a cowl neck is a cowl neck.’
    • ‘He managed to cover all the bases from day to evening, the proof being his cowl neck halter dress and crushed linen.’
    • ‘Other standout pieces from the collection include her cowl neck top dress and virtually all the blouses.’
    • ‘The hood of his suit hung loosely like a cowl neck jersey.’
    • ‘Just see if you won't be tempted to show up for your date in a cowl neck sweater, wraparound skirt and Frye boots.’
    • ‘You can wear those cute brown shoes you bought the other day and this nice white cowl neck sweater.’
    • ‘That is why she will turn a cardigan around so that it becomes a jumper with an elaborate cowl neck.’
    • ‘The other is a slinky black singlet with a cowl neck and a disciplinarian strap across the chest to keep it from falling off.’
    • ‘A cowl neck, an asymmetric skirt were the tools she adopted to create sleek silhouettes in her penultimate collection.’
    • ‘She wore a knee length jean skirt and a sleeveless cream colored, oversized cowl neck shirt.’
    • ‘Miriam's in pants, a long-sleeve cowl-neck pullover, and a fake fur, butterfly-belt coat.’
    • ‘Carée looked gorgeous in a sleeveless, cowl-neck dress.’
    • ‘It was made out of black polyester that looked very much like silk, floor length, with a kind of cowl neck.’
    • ‘The duo played around with pleats, cowl necks, layers and asymmetrical hemlines.’