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English definition of “neck”

neck

noun [C] uk   /nek/ us  

neck noun [C] (BODY PART)

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. 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

neck noun [C] (TOP PART)

part of a hollow object that is at the top and is narrower than the part below it: the neck of a bottle/guitar specialized medical a narrow part of a body part: cancer of the neck of the womb

neck

verb [I] uk   /nek/ old-fashioned informal us  
to kiss and hold a person in a sexual way
(Definition of neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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