Low-necked
Low-necked Low"-necked`, a. Cut low in the neck; decollete; low-cut; -- said of a woman's dress. [1913 Webster]

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  • low-necked — [lō′nekt′] adj. having a low neckline; décolleté: said of a dress, etc.: also low neck …   English World dictionary

  • low-necked — low′ necked′ adj. clo (of a garment) cut low at the neck • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • low-necked — adjective (of a garment) having a low cut neckline a low cut neckline • Syn: ↑decollete, ↑low cut • Similar to: ↑necked * * * adjective also low neck …   Useful english dictionary

  • low-necked — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Cut to reveal the wearer s neck, chest, and back: decollete, low, low cut, low neck, plunging. See HIGH …   English dictionary for students

  • low-necked — /loh nekt /, adj. (of a dress or other garment) cut low so as to leave the neck and shoulders exposed; décolleté. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • low-necked — /ˈloʊ nɛkt/ (say loh nekt) adjective (of a garment) cut low so as to leave the neck and shoulders exposed; décolleté …   Australian English dictionary

  • low-cut — adj. 1. having a neckline low enough to expose part of the breast; of a woman s garment; as, a low cut party dress. Syn: decollete, low necked. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. having a back exposing skin between the shoulder blades. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • low-cut — adjective 1. (of a garment) having a low cut neckline a low cut neckline • Syn: ↑decollete, ↑low necked • Similar to: ↑necked 2. having a low cut back a backless dress …   Useful english dictionary

  • necked — adjective having a neck or having a neck especially as specified (often used in combination) • Ant: ↑neckless • Similar to: ↑decollete, ↑low cut, ↑low necked, ↑high necked, ↑necklike, ↑throated …   Useful english dictionary

  • low — low1 lowish, adj. lowness, n. /loh/, adj., lower, lowest, adv., lower, lowest, n. adj. 1. situated, placed, or occurring not far above the ground, floor, or base: a low shelf …   Universalium

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