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Noun: neck  nek
  1. The part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    "the horse won by a neck"; "he admired her long graceful neck";
    - cervix
  2. A narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form
    "the banjo had a long neck"; "the bottle had a wide neck"
  3. A narrow elongated projecting strip of land
  4. A cut of meat from the neck of an animal
  5. An opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
    - neck opening
Verb: neck  nek
  1. Make or become more narrow or restricted
    - narrow, contract
  2. [informal] Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
    "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car";
    - make out [informal], pash [Austral, NZ, informal]
  3. [Brit, informal] To swallow hurriedly, greedily or in one draught
    "The men necked down their beers";
    - gulp, quaff, swig, slug [informal]

Derived forms: necks, necking, necked

Type of: change, cut, cut of meat, drink, dry land, earth, external body part, ground, imbibe, land, opening, part, pet, portion, solid ground, terra firma

Part of: body, garment, organic structure

Encyclopedia: Neck, North Holland