Neckwear Neck"wear`, n. A collective term for cravats, collars, etc. [Colloq. or trade name] [1913 Webster]

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  • neckwear — [nek′wer΄] n. articles worn about the neck, as neckties, scarves, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Neckwear — Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke wearing a ruff, 16th century. Neckwear refers to various styles of clothing worn around the (human)neck. They are worn for fashion reasons or for protection against weather influences, the latter for… …   Wikipedia

  • neckwear — noun Date: circa 1879 articles of clothing (as ties and scarves) worn about the neck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neckwear — /nek wair /, n. articles of dress worn round or at the neck. [1875 80; NECK + WEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • neckwear — noun /ˈnɛk.wɛɚ/ articles of clothing or jewelry which hang from the neck, such as ties or necklaces …   Wiktionary

  • neckwear — Synonyms and related words: Roman collar, band, bandanna, bertha, boa, bowtie, button down collar, celluloid collar, choke, choker, clerical collar, collar, comforter, cravat, dog collar, four in hand, fur, guimpe, kerchief, muffler, neckband,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • neckwear — n. ties; scarves; collars …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neckwear — noun items worn around the neck, such as collars or ties, collectively …   English new terms dictionary

  • neckwear — /ˈnɛkwɛə/ (say nekwair) noun articles of dress worn round or at the neck …   Australian English dictionary

  • neckwear — n. collars, ties, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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