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1. bottleneck

noun. ['ˈbɑːtəlˌnɛk'] a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel.

Synonyms

  • constriction
  • chokepoint

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • anterior
  • natural object

Etymology

  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • neck (English)
  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bottleneck

  • breakneck
  • fanech
  • kominek
  • kompanek
  • redneck
  • ringneck
  • roughneck
  • tabachneck
  • teaneck
  • turtleneck

Sentences with bottleneck


1. Noun, singular or mass
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2. bottleneck

noun. ['ˈbɑːtəlˌnɛk'] the narrow part of a bottle near the top.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • free
  • show

Etymology

  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • neck (English)
  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bottleneck

verb. ['ˈbɑːtəlˌnɛk'] become narrow, like a bottleneck.

Synonyms

  • narrow

Antonyms

  • unstuff
  • bring to

Etymology

  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • neck (English)
  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bottleneck

verb. ['ˈbɑːtəlˌnɛk'] slow down or impede by creating an obstruction.

Synonyms

  • stymie
  • hinder
  • block
  • blockade
  • embarrass
  • stymy

Antonyms

  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability
  • wide

Etymology

  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • neck (English)
  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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