noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝˌboʊn'] bone linking the scapula and sternum.
- subclavian artery
- bone (English)
- bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
- collar (English)
- coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Collarbone
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