Necked
Neck Neck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Necked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Necking}.] (Mech.) To reduce the diameter of (an object) near its end, by making a groove around it; -- used with down; as, to neck down a shaft. [1913 Webster]

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  • necked — [ nekd ] suffix 1. ) used with some adjectives and nouns for describing what kind of neck someone has: He was broad shouldered and thick necked. 2. ) used with some adjectives for describing the neck of a piece of clothing: loose, round necked… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Necked — Necked, a. 1. Having (such) a neck; chiefly used in composition; as, stiff necked. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) Cracked; said of a treenail. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • necked — necked; rough·necked; …   English syllables

  • -necked — UK [nekd] / US suffix 1) used with some adjectives and nouns for describing what kind of neck someone has He was broad shouldered and thick necked. 2) used with some adjectives for describing the neck of a piece of clothing loose, round necked… …   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

  • necked — adjective Date: 14th century having a neck especially of a specified kind often used in combination < long necked > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • necked — /nekt/, adj. having a neck of a kind specified (usually used in combination): a square necked blouse. [1350 1400; ME. See NECK, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • necked — nekt adj. having a certain type of neck (i.e. short necked); having a collar nek n. part of a body (of a man or animal) between the shoulders and the head; part of a garment that covers or surrounds the neck; cut of meat from the neck of an… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • necked — [[t]nɛkt[/t]] adj. cvb having a neck of a kind specified (usu. used in combination): a square necked blouse[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • necked — adjective Having some specific type of neck …   Wiktionary

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