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neckwear

Syllabification: neck·wear
Pronunciation: /ˈnekˌwe(ə)r
 
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Definition of neckwear in English:

noun

Items worn around the neck, such as ties or scarves, collectively.
Example sentences
  • Neckties from Buffalo Bay are manufactured with 100% woven silks using a wet-dye printing method and are comparable to the finest neckwear available at the retail level.
  • You will, however, learn to pick out fine-looking piece of neckwear from each basic style: contemporary, striped and solid.
  • He seldom wears a tie, but the Aberdeen University graduate donned neckwear with his suit to meet MSPs in Edinburgh.

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