sweetheart neckline
noun Date: 1941 a neckline for women's clothing that is high in back and low in front where it is scalloped to resemble the top of a heart

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  • sweetheart neckline — a neckline on a woman s garment, as a dress, with a high back and a low cut front with two curved edges resembling the conventionalized shape of a heart. Also called sweetheart neck. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • sweetheart neckline — noun a low neckline shaped like the top of a heart …   English new terms dictionary

  • sweetheart neckline — /ˈswithat nɛklaɪn/ (say sweethaht nekluyn) noun (in women s clothing) a neckline which is low in the front where it is cut to resemble the top of a heart …   Australian English dictionary

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