- the part of a person's or animal's body connecting the head to the rest of the body；the part of a shirt, dress, or other garment that is around or close to the neck
- (of two people) kiss and caress amorously；swallow (something, especially a drink)
noun: neck, plural noun: necks
verb: neck, 3rd person present: necks, gerund or present participle: necking, past tense: necked, past participle: necked
- 1. the part of a person's or animal's body connecting the head to the rest of the body she is wearing a silk scarf around her neck the neck muscles
- ▪ the part of a shirt, dress, or other garment that is around or close to the neck her dress had three buttons at the neck undone a polo neck
- ▪ meat from an animal's neck neck of lamb made an excellent stew
- ▪ a person's neck regarded as bearing a burden of responsibility or guilt he'll be stuck with a loan around his neck
- 2. a narrow part of something, resembling a neck in shape or position.
- ▪ the part of a bottle or other container near the mouth he seized the neck of the whiskey bottle
- ▪ a narrow piece of terrain or sea, such as an isthmus, channel, or pass.
- ▪ a narrow part near one end of an organ, such as the uterus the neck of the womb, usually called the cervix
- ▪ the part of a violin, guitar, or other similar instrument that bears the fingerboard.
- ▪ a column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion.
- ▪ a narrow supporting part in a plant, especially the terminal part of the fruiting body in a fern, bryophyte, or fungus.
- 3. the length of a horse's head and neck as a measure of its lead in a race the colt won the 122nd running of the Midsummer Derby by a neck
- 1. informal (of two people) kiss and caress amorously we started necking on the sofa
- 2. British informal swallow (something, especially a drink) after necking some beers, we left the bar
- 3. form a narrowed part at a particular point when subjected to tension the nylon filament necks down to a fraction of its original diameter
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