Definition of “necklace” - English Dictionary

“necklace” in British English

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necklacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnek.ləs/ us /ˈnek.ləs/

necklaceverb [ T ]

uk /ˈnek.ləs/ us /ˈnek.ləs/

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

necklacing
noun [ C ] uk /ˈnek.lə.sɪŋ/ us /ˈnek.lə.sɪŋ/

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

“necklace” in American English

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necklacenoun [ C ]

us /ˈnek·lɪs/

a piece of jewelry worn around the neck, such as a chain or a string of decorative stones or beads

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