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Definition of "necklace" []

  • An ornament worn around the neck. (noun)
  • Something felt to resemble this neck ornament, as in shape: a necklace of hundreds of tiny islands. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "necklace" in a sentence
  • "Adorned on an adjustable 16.5 to 18 inch sterling silver chain, this necklace is appropriately finished with a classic heart-shaped clasp."
  • "The testing has been validated and frankly they're ready to start buying and installing complete systems on those bridges to highlight what we call the necklace light application, which is the decorative lighting that moves along the cables at the top of the bridges."
  • "The gold necklace is the focal point and it's smashing!"