Meaning of “neck” - Learner’s Dictionary

neck

noun [ C ] uk us /nek/
PART OF THE BODY

A2 the part of the body between your head and your shoulders:

He was wearing a gold chain around his neck.
She fell off a horse and broke her neck.
PART OF CLOTHING

the part of a piece of clothing that goes around your neck:

a UK polo-neck/ US turtleneck
→ See also polo neck , by the scruff of the/your neck , be breathing down sb's neck , neck and neck , be up to your neck (in sth)

(Definition of “neck” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)