Definition of swan neck in English:

swan neck

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noun

  • A curved structure shaped like a swan’s neck: [as modifier]: a small swan-neck dispenser
    More example sentences
    • But it is the swan neck that puts her head and shoulders above other goddesses.
    • Her marvelous hair was tied and that revealed her swan neck.
    • Push-pull hoes come in a wide variety with descriptive names such as swan neck, oscillating and glide-and-groom hoes and winged weeders.

Derivatives

swan-necked

adjective
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  • Anthony Buckeridge assembles the real essence of the retired schoolmaster - Panama hat, silver-tipped cane, swan-necked pipe (minus tobacco since a heart attack last year).
  • Mr Graville is also recommending that two brass swan-necked lights and two spotlights be removed from the restaurant as they are ‘alien and inappropriate’ to the listed building.
  • For a protagonist we have Aloysious Parker, a skinny, swan-necked, out-there kid who dresses like a Fifties jazz sideman and sports a greasy Charlie Feathers hairdo.

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