part of speech: noun

definition 1: the part of the body of both human beings and animals that connects the head with the body.

definition 2: the part of an article of clothing that fits around the neck.

  • She wore a gold pin just below the neck of her blouse.

definition 3: the narrow top section of something.

  • The neck of the bottle was too small for the coins to fit through.
  • The neck of the guitar was made of maple.

phrase: neck and neck

derivations: neckless (adj.), necklike (adj.)