There are 2 main definitions of neb in English:


Syllabification: neb


Scottish & Northern English
1A projecting part of something, in particular.
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  • Or for like when I shower, I just have this set up without the neb part.
1.1A nose or snout.
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  • Backed by a seemingly unshakeable conviction, the singer has never been shy of sticking his not inconsiderable neb into the more thorny issues of the day and having a good root around.
1.2A bird’s beak or bill.
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  • Apart from my neb, I'm really not that bad looking, but whenever I'm talking to anyone they just can't help staring at it.
  • Keep your cocky neb out and concentrate on playing your grandad tournaments and pretending to be a panto queen.
1.3The brim of a cap.
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  • The fellow had his cap on back to front just as you did when you were milking by hand as it meant your head fitted more snuggly into the cow's flank without the cap neb being in the way.


Old English nebb, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch neb(be); compare with nib.

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There are 2 main definitions of neb in English:


Syllabification: NEB


1(In the UK) National Enterprise Board.
1.1New English Bible.

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