Definition of nape in English:

nape

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Pronunciation: /neɪp
 
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noun

(also nape of the/one's neck)
  • The back of a person’s neck: her hair was coiled demurely at the nape of her neck
    More example sentences
    • He had blue eyes, quite a rounded chin bone and a strawberry-type birthmark on the nape of his neck.
    • I turn my head slightly and ruffle the hair at the nape of my neck where my eight inch pony tail has been shaved to half an inch.
    • I wrapped my arms around him and cried into the hollow of his collar bone, putting my fingers through his hair at the nape of his neck.

Origin

Middle English: of unknown origin.

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