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1. necklace

noun. ['ˈnɛkləs'] jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women).

Synonyms

  • collar
  • choker
  • pendant
  • neckband
  • dog collar
  • jewellery
  • pendent
  • jewelry
  • chain
  • string

Antonyms

  • open chain
  • closed chain
  • unchain
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • lace (English)
  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • neck (English)
  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Necklace

  • reckless

Example sentences of the word necklace


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure the necklace around your neck to see that you have the correct length.

Quotes containing the word necklace


1. Are you, are you coming to the tree? Wear a necklace of rope, side by side with me. Strange things did happen here. No stranger would let it be if we met up At midnight in the hanging tree.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

2. I’ll wear a maze on a necklace, dangling over my chest, because if you want to get at my heart, you have to be ready to lose yourself.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. String several words together in a sentence and you have a language necklace. My I love you would look great with your favorite red dress.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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