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Definition of "necks" []

  • The part of an organism connecting the head with the rest of the body (noun)
  • The part of a garment around or nearest the neck (noun)
  • Something resembling a neck in shape or position (noun)
  • A constricted portion of an organ or part, such as the cervix of the uterus (noun)
  • A narrow or elongated projecting strip of land; a peninsula or isthmus (noun)
  • A strait or channel (noun)
  • The part of a violin, cello, etc, that extends from the body to the tuning pegs and supports the fingerboard (noun)
  • A solid block of lava from the opening of an extinct volcano, exposed after erosion of the surrounding rock (noun)
  • The upper, usually tubular, part of the archegonium of mosses, ferns, etc (noun)
  • The length of a horse's head and neck taken as an approximate distance by which one horse beats another in a race (noun)
  • A short distance, amount, or margin (noun)
  • Impudence; audacity (noun)
  • The narrow band at the top of the shaft of a column between the necking and the capital, esp as used in the Tuscan order (noun)
  • Another name for beard, on printer's type (noun)
  • To kiss, embrace, or fondle someone or one another passionately (verb)
  • To swallow (something, esp a drink) (verb)
  • Plural form of neck. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of neck. (verb)

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Use "necks" in a sentence
  • "I also found out that some pawpaw growers place road kill under blooming pawpaw trees to attract pollinating insects or hang chicken necks from the branches, which rot and attract flies, to insure good cross pollination."
  • "Meanwhile, thanks to Paul Koring at the Globe and Mail, we learn that our secret police, CSIS, have been in this up to their sorry necks from the start."
  • "At last the so called white Republican 'necks from the SOUTH have one of there own to support!!!"