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English definition of “neck”

neck

noun [C] (BODY PART)    /nek/
A2 the part of the body that joins the head to the shoulders : He had the thickest neck I'd ever seen . She wore a gold chain around her neck.The head and faceThe head and neck of non-human animals C2 the part of a piece of clothing that goes around a person's neck: This sweater's too tight at the neck. He wasn't wearing a tie and his shirt was open at the neck. a low-neck dress Parts of clothes → See also bottleneck, halterneck, redneck, roughneck, turtleneck
(Definition of neck noun (BODY PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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