Associations to the word «Neck»

Wiktionary

NECK, noun. The part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals.
NECK, noun. The corresponding part in some other anatomical contexts.
NECK, noun. The part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck.
NECK, noun. The tapered part of a bottle toward the opening.
NECK, noun. (botany) The slender tubelike extension atop an archegonium, through which the sperm swim to reach the egg.
NECK, noun. (music) The extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted
NECK, noun. A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
NECK, noun. (engineering) A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it.
NECK, noun. The constriction between the root and crown of a tooth.
NECK, noun. (architecture) The gorgerin of a capital.
NECK, noun. (firearms) The small part of a gun between the chase and the swell of the muzzle.
NECK, verb. To hang by the neck; strangle; kill, eliminate
NECK, verb. (US) To make love; to snog; to intently kiss or cuddle.
NECK, verb. To drink rapidly.
NECK, verb. To decrease in diameter.
NECK AND CROP, adverb. (obsolete) completely and with violence
NECK AND NECK, adjective. (idiomatic) Very close in progress, as in a race or contest.
NECK BRACE, noun. Alternative form of neckbrace
NECK BRACES, noun. Plural of neck brace
NECK CORSET, noun. A kind of collar worn as fetishwear or alternative fashion.
NECK CORSETS, noun. Plural of neck corset
NECK DOWN, verb. (firearms) to alter a cartridge by forcing it into a smaller calibre and size.
NECK EEL, noun. Alternative term for longneck eel
NECK EELS, noun. Plural of neck eel
NECK OF THE WOODS, noun. (idiomatic) A local neighbourhood or region.
NECK OF THE WOODS, noun. (idiomatic) A place or field in which one is comfortable or with which one is familiar.
NECK OIL, noun. (British) (slang) Beer.
NECK OR NOTHING, adverb. At all risks.
NECK RING, noun. A metal ring worn around one's neck, used as jewelry.
NECK RINGS, noun. Plural of neck ring
NECK UP, verb. (firearms) to increase the size of a cartridge's chamber and calibre.
NECK VERSE, noun. The verse formerly read to entitle a party to the benefit of clergy, said to be the first verse of the fifty-first Psalm, "Miserere mei," etc.
NECK VERSE, noun. (by extension) A verse or saying, the utterance of which decides one's fate; a shibboleth.
NECK YOKE, noun. A bar by which the end of the tongue of a wagon or carriage is suspended from the collars of the harnesses.
NECK YOKE, noun. A device with projecting arms for carrying buckets, etc., suspended from one's shoulders.

Dictionary definition

NECK, noun. The part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck".
NECK, noun. A narrow elongated projecting strip of land.
NECK, noun. A cut of meat from the neck of an animal.
NECK, noun. A narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form; "the banjo had a long neck"; "the bottle had a wide neck".
NECK, noun. An opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck.
NECK, verb. Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca