Quick answer
"Classy" is an adjective which is often translated as "elegante", and "turtleneck" is a noun which is often translated as "el suéter de cuello vuelto". Learn more about the difference between "classy" and "turtleneck" below.
classy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (chic)
a. elegante
The minimalism and lack of gaudy design made the restaurant seem more classy.El minimalismo y la ausencia de diseño de mal gusto hizo que el restaurante pareciera más elegante.
b. con clase
This is supposed to be a classy party. Don't let anybody in unless they're wearing a shirt and shoes.Se supone que es una fiesta con clase. No dejes entrar a nadie que no lleve camisa y zapatos.
c. con estilo
She wants to hire classy salespeople for her luxury store.Quiere contratar a vendedores con estilo para su tienda de lujo.
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turtleneck
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sweater)
a. el suéter de cuello vuelto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can't wear that old turtleneck to school.No te puedes poner ese viejo suéter de cuello vuelto para ir al colegio.
b. el suéter de cuello alto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have a turtleneck that will go well with those pants.Tengo un suéter de cuello alto que combinará bien con esos pantalones.
c. la polera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
He smoked a pipe, and wore black glasses and a black turtleneck.Fumaba en pipa, llevaba lentes oscuros y vestía polera negra.
d. el suéter de cuello de tortuga
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
In those days all the boys wore turtlenecks.En esa época todos los chicos llevaban suéteres de cuello de tortuga.
e. el jersey de cuello de cisne
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My art teacher always wears a black turtleneck.Mi profesor de arte siempre lleva un jersey de cuello de cisne.
2. (collar)
a. el cuello vuelto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He is wearing a blue sweater with a turtleneck.Lleva un suéter azul de cuello vuelto.
b. el cuello alto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How can you wear that turtleneck in this heat?¿Cómo puedes llevar ese cuello alto con este calor?
c. el cuello de tortuga
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The turtleneck was irritating my skin.El cuello de tortuga me irritaba la piel.
d. el cuello de cisne
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
He pulled the turtleneck down to reveal a scar.Bajó el cuello de cisne para enseñar una cicatriz.
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