Translation of "necklace" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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necklacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnek.ləs/ us /ˈnek.ləs/

A2 a piece of jewellery worn around the neck, such as a chain or a string of decorative stones, beads, etc.

a gold/silver/pearl necklace 金/銀/珍珠項鏈

More examples

  • She fingered her necklace absent-mindedly as she talked.
  • Her diamond necklace glittered brilliantly under the spotlights.
  • This necklace was handed down to my mother by my grandmother.
  • A heavy gold necklace hung around her neck.
  • He bought her a gold necklace inset with rubies.

necklaceverb [ T ]

uk /ˈnek.ləs/ us /ˈnek.ləs/

to kill someone by putting a burning rubber tyre around their neck


(Translation of “necklace” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)