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neck British & World English

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

neck English Thesaurus

the six contestants are neck and neck

put one's head on the block British & World English

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

save someone's skin British & World English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

V-neck British & World English

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

boat neck British & World English

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

cowl neck British & World English

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

crew neck British & World English

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

ewe neck British & World English

A horse’s neck of which the upper outline curves inwards instead of outwards

polo neck British & World English

A high, close-fitting, turned-over collar on a sweater

roll-neck British & World English

A high loosely turned-over collar

swan neck British & World English

A curved structure shaped like a swan’s neck

brass neck British & World English

Cheek or effrontery

funnel neck British & World English

A high, wide neck on a garment such as a sweater

halter-neck British & World English

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

horse's neck British & World English

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

scoop neck British & World English

A deeply curved wide neckline on a garment

Throgs Neck British & World 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 British & World English

Level in a race or other competition

Northern Neck British & World English

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

Derbyshire neck British & World English

Goitre, formerly endemic in parts of Derbyshire

risk one's neck British & World English

Put one’s life in danger

neck down in neck British & World English

Form a narrowed part at a particular point when subjected to tension

get it in the neck British & World English

Be severely criticized or punished

up to one's neck in British & World English

Seriously or busily involved in

stick one's neck out British & World English

Risk incurring criticism or anger by acting or speaking boldly

breathe down someone's neck British & World English

Follow closely behind someone

have the neck to do something British & World English

Have the impudence or nerve to do something

break one's neck to do something British & World English

Exert oneself to the utmost to achieve something

neck and neck in neck British & World English

Level in a race or other competition

longneck British & World English

A beer bottle with a long, narrow neck and a capacity of 330 ml

neckband British & World English

A strip of material round the neck of a garment

ringneck British & World English

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

millstone British & World English

A heavy and inescapable responsibility

risk one's neck in risk British & World English

Put one’s life in danger

save someone's skin in save1 British & World English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

breakneck British & World English

Dangerously or extremely fast

gooseneck British & World English

A support or pipe curved like a goose’s neck

neckbeard British & World English

A growth of hair on a man’s neck, especially when regarded as indicative of poor grooming

roughneck British & World English

A rough and uncouth person

scruff1 British & World English

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


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