1. [ noun ] (zoology) the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body
Synonyms: cervix

"he admired her long graceful neck"

Related terms: external_body_part bull_neck body throat trachea sternocleidomastoid carotid_artery thymus_gland nape cervical_vertebra jugular_vein cervical_artery dewlap
2. [ noun ] a narrow elongated projecting strip of land
Related terms: land
3. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) a cut of meat from the neck of an animal
Related terms: cut scrag scrag
4. [ verb ] (sexuality) kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Synonyms: make_out

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

Related terms: pet smooch love
5. [ noun ] (clothing) opening for the neck; the part of a garment near the neck opening
Related terms: opening v_neck neckline garment collar
Similar spelling:   nec