Definition of “nape” - English Dictionary

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“nape” in British English

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napenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /neɪp/ us /neɪp/

the back of the neck:

She kissed the nape of his neck.

(Definition of “nape” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“nape” in American English

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the back of the neck:

Her hair was gathered at the nape of her neck.

(Definition of “nape” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)