Definition of bull-necked in English:


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(Of a man) having a thick, strong neck: a beefy, bull-necked cop
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  • Bacon, whose portraits show him to be a huge, bull-necked man, answered, ‘Madam, my house is well, but it is you that have made me too great for my house’.
  • Henry was nineteen years old, bull-necked, stocky and freckled, a man of electric energy and ferocious impatience, compelling charm and an ungovernable temper.
  • In a piece labelled ‘The Crow Files’, the newspaper wrote, ‘It is no coincidence that the bull-necked, bullhorn-voiced Mr Crow is an ardent support of Millwall football club, whose thuggish fans rejoice in their unpopularity’.


bull neck

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  • At close quarters the massive head and bill, the bull neck and short tail combine to give the hawfinch a stocky, top-heavy appearance.
  • He has a bull neck, a beefy body, and talks like a cowboy.
  • Graham James Ingliss is a big man with a red face and bull neck.

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Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
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