Synonyms of neck in English:

neck

noun

  • nape, scruff
    technical cervix
    archaic scrag, halse
  • Phrases

    neck and neck

    the six contestants are neck and necklevelequaltiednip and tuckside by sidewith nothing to choose between themclose togetherBritishlevel pegging informaleven-steven(s)

    neck of the woods

    this may not reach your neck of the woods until September (if at all)neighbourhooddistrictarealocalitylocalequartercommunitypartregionzone informalpartsBritish informalmanorNorth American informalhoodnabe

    verb

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    cervical, jugular relating to the neck

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