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1. collarbone

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝˌboʊn'] bone linking the scapula and sternum.

Synonyms

  • endoskeleton
  • os
  • bone
  • subclavian artery
  • clavicle

Antonyms

  • boneless

Etymology

  • bone (English)
  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • collar (English)
  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Collarbone

  • anklebone
  • backbone
  • barbone
  • carbone
  • catrambone
  • cheekbone
  • jawbone
  • kneebone
  • nalbone
  • rathbone
  • shinbone
  • t-bone
  • wishbone

Example sentences of the word collarbone


1. Noun, singular or mass
If a bird was killed, its collarbone was dried in the sun.

Quotes containing the word collarbone


1. If you can't feel, why did you kiss me?"Patch traced a finger along my collarbone, then headed south stopping at my heart. I felt it pounding through my skin. "Because I feel it here, in my heart,"he said quietly.
- Becca Fitzpatrick, Hush, Hush

2. She laid her head against his collarbone, and he kissed her temple. To her shock, she felt a shudder roll through his body about the same time she registered wetness against her skin. Tears. His tears.She started to turn around, but he tightened his grip.“Stay,” he said in a choked voice. “Just let me hold you, baby. Just let me hold you.
- Maya Banks, The Darkest Hour

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