|1.||[ noun ] (zoology) the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body|
"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|
|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|
"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|