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neck·line

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

(ˈnɛkˌlaɪn)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the shape or position of the upper edge of a dress, blouse, etc: a plunging neckline.
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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]
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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
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Translations
تَقْويرَة القَبَّه
výstřih
halsudskæring
nyakkivágás
hálsmál
výstrih

neckline

[ˈneklaɪn] Nescote m
with a low necklineescotado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

neckline

[ˈnɛkˌlaɪn] nscollatura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in periodicals archive ?
Measure the length of the front and back necklines; record as the neckline length.
THERE were sequins, diamonds and plunging necklines galore...
Organize the formulas by garment, such as tops, pants, skirts and coats, or by garment area, such as necklines, sleeves and hems.
Low plunging tops, sexy necklines and tight-fitted tops are all a waste of money if you're shape isn't right.
Experiment with a variety of necklines. A basic button placket is my go-to style.
THERE were sequins, Swarovski crystals and plunging necklines galore - if these Oscar celebrities were "keeping glitz to a minimum", I'd hate to see them on the school run.
[Q] I'm having a hard time finding flattering necklines. I have a large neck and want to minimize this area while still looking stylish.
Full-length evening wear with diva splits and plunging necklines have never been so in fashion.
Clipped corners of necklines tend to fray, so either cover with a shaped facing or apply a small amount of seam sealant to secure.
Plunge necklines are a must for the fashion-conscious.
Square necklines are striking on small, sharp-featured faces.
If using a serger, serge the upper-panel necklines and the lower-panel and sleeve lower edges.