the opening at the of a garment, especially of a woman’s garment, with reference to its shape or its position on the body:
a V-neckline; a high neckline.
the shape or position of the upper edge of a dress, blouse, etc: a plunging neckline
also neck-line, of a garment, 1900, from neck (n.) + line (n.).
[nek-pees] /ˈnɛkˌpis/ noun 1. a scarf, especially one of fur. /ˈnɛkˌpiːs/ noun 1. a piece of fur, cloth, etc, worn around the neck or neckline
[nek-reyn] /ˈnɛkˌreɪn/ verb (used with object) 1. to guide or direct (a horse) with the pressure of a rein on the opposite side of the neck from the direction in which the rider wishes to travel. verb (used without object) 2. (of a horse) to respond to such pressure from a rein by going in […]
[nek-tahy] /ˈnɛkˌtaɪ/ noun 1. a band of decorative fabric worn around the , under the collar, and in front to hang down the front of a shirt or to form a small bow. 2. any band, scarf, or fastened at the front of the . 3. Slang. a hangman’s rope. /ˈnɛkˌtaɪ/ noun 1. the US […]
noun, Older Slang. 1. a lynching or other execution by hanging. noun execution by hanging; also called necktie social , [necktie sociable] Usage Note slang noun phrase A hanging or lynching (1871+)