Definition of "neck" [neck]

  • (noun) The part of the body joining the head to the shoulders or trunk.
  • (noun) The part of a garment around or near the neck.
  • (noun) Anatomy A narrow or constricted part of a structure, as of a bone or organ, that joins its parts; a cervix.
  • (noun) Anatomy The part of a tooth between the crown and the root.
  • (noun) A relatively narrow elongation, projection, or connecting part: a neck of land; the neck of a flask.

Use "neck" in a sentence

  • "The murderer strains the law to protect his damned useless neck; I'm going to strain the law to break his neck_."
  • "The caption, "Obama and McCain neck to neck" is most appropriate."
  • "And on a cord around my neck is a swedish fire steel, its striker, and a waterproof vile of petroleum jelly smeared cotton balls."

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