bull-necked
bull-necked ull"-necked`, a. Having a short, thick and muscular neck like that of a bull. --Sir W. Scott. [Narrower terms: {mesomorphic}] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • bull-necked — bull′ necked adj. having a short, thick neck • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • bull-necked — [bool′nekt΄] adj. having a short, thick neck …   English World dictionary

  • bull|necked — «BUL NEHKT», adjective. having a thick neck: »... a two fisted, stocky, bullnecked veteran of 39 years of moving freight (Newsweek) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bull-necked — /bool nekt /, adj. having a short, thick neck. Also, bullnecked. [1350 1400; ME] * * * bullˈ necked adjective Thick necked • • • Main Entry: ↑bull * * * adj. having a short, thick neck a bull necked man …   Useful english dictionary

  • bull-necked — /ˈbʊl nɛkt/ (say bool nekt) adjective thick necked …   Australian English dictionary

  • bull-necked — neck that is like a bull, thick strong neck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bull-necked — adjective (of a man) having a thick, strong neck. Derivatives bull neck noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • bull-necked — /bool nekt /, adj. having a short, thick neck. Also, bullnecked. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • bull neck — n a thick short powerful neck bull·necked bu̇l nekt adj * * * marked edema of the anterior neck and submandibular region associated with massive cervical lymphadenopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • Black-necked Swan — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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