Definition of plunging neckline in English:

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plunging neckline

Pronunciation: /plənjiNG ˈnekˌlīn/

Entry from US English dictionary


A low-cut neckline on a woman’s dress.
Example sentences
  • She had gone out and bought a sparkling silver halter dress, with a plunging neckline and low-cut back.
  • The champagne is fizzing, the waiters stand armed with canapés, and glitzy slingbacks and polished shoes trip up the front steps, the women svelte in little dresses with plunging necklines and daring backs, the men suave in black tie.
  • It was a fine black silk dress, with a plunging neckline; it was trimmed in silver lace.

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Syllabification: plung·ing neck·line

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