noun(also nape of the/one's neck)
The back of a person’s neck: her hair was coiled demurely at the nape of her neck
More example sentences
- He had blue eyes, quite a rounded chin bone and a strawberry-type birthmark on the nape of his neck.
- I turn my head slightly and ruffle the hair at the nape of my neck where my eight inch pony tail has been shaved to half an inch.
- I wrapped my arms around him and cried into the hollow of his collar bone, putting my fingers through his hair at the nape of his neck.
Middle English: of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with napeagape, ape, cape, chape, crape, crêpe, drape, escape, gape, grape, jape, misshape, rape, scrape, shape, tape
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