(noun, verb)


1. the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body

- he admired her long graceful neck

- the horse won by a neck

Similar word(s): cervix

Definition categories: body

2. a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

Definition categories: object, earth, ground, land

3. a cut of meat from the neck of an animal

Definition categories: food, cut

4. 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

Definition categories: man–made, part, portion

5. an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck

Definition categories: man–made, opening

Sentences with neck as a noun:

- a neck forming the journal of a shaft


1. kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion

- The couple were necking in the back seat of the car

Definition categories: contact, pet

Sentences with neck as a verb:

- Alan and Betty were necking in the back of a car when Betty's dad caught them.