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neck US English

The part of a person’s or animal’s body connecting the head to the rest of the body

put one's head on the block US English

Put one’s standing or reputation at risk by proceeding with a particular course of action

save someone's skin US English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

V-neck US English

A neckline of a garment, having straight sides meeting at a point to form a V-shape

boat neck US English

A type of wide neckline on a garment that passes just below the collarbone

crew neck US English

A close-fitting, round neckline, especially on a sweater or T-shirt

cowl neck US English

A neckline on a woman’s garment that hangs in draped folds

ewe neck US English

A horse’s neck of which the upper outline curves downward instead of upward

polo neck US English

British term for turtleneck.

roll-neck US English

A high loosely turned-over collar

ring-neck US English

Any of a number of ring-necked birds, in particular

swan neck US English

A curved structure shaped like a swan’s neck

funnel neck US English

A neck for a knit garment similar to a turtleneck but shorter and without a fold

halter-neck US English

(Of a woman’s garment) held up by a strap around the neck

scoop neck US English

A deeply curved wide neckline on a garment

Throgs Neck US English

A peninsula in the southeast Bronx in New York City that gives its name to a major bridge, which crosses Long Island South to Queens on Long Island

neck and neck in neck US English

Even in a race, competition, or comparison

neck and neck US English

Even in a race, competition, or comparison

horse's neck US English

A drink consisting of ginger ale, a twist of lemon peel, and liquor, typically brandy

Northern Neck US English

A region in eastern Virginia between the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers, a tidewater peninsula

Derbyshire neck US English

Goitre, formerly endemic in parts of Derbyshire

save someone's skin in save1 US English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

risk one's neck in risk US English

Put one’s life in danger

break one's neck in neck US English

Dislocate or seriously damage a vertebra or the spinal cord in one’s neck

risk one's neck US English

Put one’s life in danger

break one's neck US English

Dislocate or seriously damage a vertebra or the spinal cord in one’s neck

neck of the woods in neck US English

A particular area or locality

up to one's neck in in neck US English

Heavily burdened by or busily involved in

neck of the woods US English

A particular area or locality

breathe down someone's neck in breathe US English

Follow closely behind someone

stick one's neck out US English

Risk incurring criticism or anger by acting or speaking boldly

get it in the neck in neck US English

Be severely criticized or punished

get it in the neck US English

Be severely criticized or punished

up to one's neck in US English

Heavily burdened by or busily involved in

put one's head on the block in block US English

Put one’s standing or reputation at risk by proceeding with a particular course of action

breathe down someone's neck US English

Follow closely behind someone

longneck US English

A beer bottle with a long, narrow neck

neckband US English

A strip of material around the neck of a garment

break one's neck to do something in neck US English

Exert oneself to the utmost to achieve something

breakneck US English

Dangerously or extremely fast

gooseneck US English

A support or pipe curved like a goose’s neck

neckcloth US English

A cravat

roughneck US English

A rough and uncouth person

volcanic neck in neck US English

A column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion

scruff1 US English

The back of a person’s or animal’s neck

break one's neck to do something in break one's neck US English

Exert oneself to the utmost to achieve something

pain in the neck in pain US English

An annoying or tedious person or thing

neck US Thesaurus

the cop grabbed Malloy by the neck


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