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Pronunciation of Neck: Learn how to pronounce Neck in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word neck:

noun
1the part of a person’s or animal’s body connecting the head to the rest of the body:
she had a silver crucifix around her neck
the part of a garment that is around or close to the neck:
her dress had three buttons at the neck undone
a round neck
[mass noun] meat from an animal’s neck:
neck of lamb
a person’s neck regarded as bearing a burden of responsibility or guilt:
he’ll be stuck with a loan around his neck
2a narrow connecting or end part of something, in particular:
the part of a bottle or other container near the mouth:
he seized the neck of the whisky bottle
a narrow piece of land or sea, such as an isthmus or channel:
the narrow neck of land between loch and sea
Anatomy a narrow part near one end of an organ, such as the uterus:
the neck of the womb, usually called the cervix
the part of a violin, guitar, or other similar instrument that bears the fingerboard.
(often volcanic neck) Geology a column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion.
Botany a narrow supporting part in a plant, especially the terminal part of the fruiting body in a fern, bryophyte, or fungus.
3the length of a horse’s head and neck as a measure of its lead in a race:
Dolpour won by a neck from Wood Dancer
verb
1 [no object] informal (of two people) kiss and caress amorously:
we started necking on the sofa
2 [with object] British informal swallow (something, especially a drink):
after necking some beers, we left the bar
3 [no object] (often neck down) form a narrowed part at a particular point when subjected to tension:
the nylon filament necks down to a fraction of its original diameter
Phrases
break one’s neck to do something
informal exert oneself to the utmost to achieve something:
he had to break his neck to make Price’s work look good
get (or catch) it in the neck
British informal be severely criticized or punished:
whenever I try to help someone, I seem to get it in the neck
have the neck to do something
informal have the impudence or nerve to do something:
he had the neck to say I wasn’t going to marry the man
neck and neck
level in a race or other competition:
opinion polls showed the two major parties neck and neck
neck of the woods
informal a particular area:
fancy seeing her in this neck of the woods!
up to one’s neck in
informal seriously or busily involved in:
they were up to their necks in debt
Derivatives
necked
adjective
[in combination]:
an open-necked shirt
a red-necked grebe
necker
noun
neckless
adjective
Origin:
Old English hnecca ‘back of the neck’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch nek ‘neck’ and German Nacken ‘nape’