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neck·line

 (nĕk′līn′)
n.
The line formed by the edge of a garment at or near the neck.

neckline

(ˈnɛkˌlaɪn)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the shape or position of the upper edge of a dress, blouse, etc: a plunging neckline.

neck•line

(ˈnɛkˌlaɪn)

n.
the opening at the neck of a garment, often with reference to its shape or its position on the body: a V-neckline; a high neckline.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neckline - the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neckneckline - the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck
blouse - a top worn by women
crew neck, crew neckline - a plain straight neckline opening from shoulder to shoulder of sweaters
decolletage - a low-cut neckline on a woman's dress
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
neck opening, neck - an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
sweater, jumper - a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
Translations
تَقْويرَة القَبَّه
výstřih
halsudskæring
nyakkivágás
hálsmál
výstrih

neckline

[ˈneklaɪn] Nescote m
with a low necklineescotado

neckline

[ˈnɛklaɪn] nencolure f
a dress with pale pink roses around the neckline → une robe avec des roses pales autour de l'encolure
plunging neckline → décolleté plongeant
a short black dress with a plunging neckline → une robe noire courte au décolleté plongeant

neckline

[ˈnɛkˌlaɪn] nscollatura

neck1

(nek) noun
1. the part of the body between the head and chest. She wore a scarf around her neck.
2. the part of an article of clothing that covers that part of the body. The neck of that shirt is dirty.
3. anything like a neck in shape or position. the neck of a bottle.
ˈnecklace (-ləs) noun
a string of jewels, beads etc worn around the neck. a diamond necklace.
ˈneckline noun
the edge of a piece of clothing at or around a person's neck. The dress has a very low neckline.
ˈnecktie noun
(American) a man's tie.
neck and neck
(in a race) exactly equal. The horses were neck and neck as they came up to the finish.
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