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1. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body.

Synonyms

  • throat
  • areteria cervicalis
  • sternocleidomastoid
  • musculus sternocleidomastoideus
  • bull neck
  • physical structure
  • trachea
  • dewlap
  • neck bone
  • nucha
  • thymus
  • cervical vertebra
  • cervix
  • sternocleido mastoideus
  • scruff
  • carotid artery
  • sternocleidomastoid muscle
  • organic structure
  • body
  • cervical artery
  • thymus gland
  • pharynx
  • nape
  • arteria carotis
  • jugular vein
  • windpipe
  • jugular
  • vena jugularis

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness
  • good part

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Neck

  • receptech
  • golombek
  • vanvleck
  • prestech
  • polytech
  • vanhecke
  • quebec
  • mcpeck
  • labrecque
  • vanek
  • streck
  • recheck
  • nobec
  • macek
  • exec
  • domecq
  • dehecq
  • bo-shek
  • bedeck
  • wnek
  • trek
  • svec
  • steck
  • stech
  • stec
  • speck
  • spec
  • shreck
  • schreck
  • schmeck

Example sentences of the word neck


1. Noun, singular or mass
Glue the head on the neck, and the nose and muzzle on the head to form the face.

Quotes containing the word neck


1. Ever since I’ve met you, I’ve wanted to break every rule.” Aiden turned away, the muscles in his neck tensing. He sighed. “You’ll become the centre of someone’s world one day. And he’ll be the luckiest son of a bitch on this earth.
- Jennifer L. Armentrout, Pure

2. Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up. I've seen it. It's fascinating."He releases me but doesn't pull away, his hand grazing my jaw, my neck. "Sometimes I just...want to see it again. Want to see you awake.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent

3. You smell good,"he whispered into my neck. He was warm against me. Instinctively, I arched back into him and smiled. "Really?""Mmm-hmm. Delicious. Like bacon.
- Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

2. neck-deep

adjective. deeply involved.

Synonyms

  • up to their necks
  • up to your neck
  • up to his neck
  • up to my neck
  • involved
  • up to our necks

Antonyms

  • simple
  • unencumbered
  • unattached
  • unenclosed

3. swan-neck

noun. any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the neck of a swan.

Synonyms

  • genus Cycnoches
  • swan-flower
  • orchid
  • orchidaceous plant
  • swan orchid
  • Cycnoches
  • swanneck

4. polo-neck

noun. a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar.

Synonyms

  • polo-neck collar
  • jumper
  • turtleneck
  • turtle
  • sweater
  • turtleneck collar
  • jersey
  • T-shirt

5. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • softness
  • thick

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] a narrow elongated projecting strip of land.

Synonyms

  • land
  • solid ground
  • earth
  • ground
  • dry land

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • forget
  • reject
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck.

Synonyms

  • neckline
  • V neck
  • neckband
  • neck opening
  • garment
  • opening

Antonyms

  • front
  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] a cut of meat from the neck of an animal.

Synonyms

  • scrag
  • cut of meat
  • scrag end

Antonyms

  • unscrew
  • miss
  • stay in place
  • open

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. neck

verb. ['ˈnɛk'] kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion.

Synonyms

  • sleep with
  • hump
  • have it away
  • be intimate
  • eff
  • jazz
  • bonk
  • screw
  • fuck
  • get laid
  • do it
  • bang
  • have it off
  • know
  • smooch
  • have sex
  • lie with
  • make love
  • have a go at it
  • spoon
  • bed
  • roll in the hay
  • get it on
  • love
  • pet
  • have intercourse
  • make out

Antonyms

  • get up
  • turn out
  • malevolence
  • hate

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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