neck noun definition in Body parts topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Body parts topic
[countable] the part of the body between the head and the shoulders He tied a scarf around his neck. I woke up with a stiff neck. Giraffes have very long necks. She craned (= stretched) her neck to get a better view. He broke his neck in the fall. Somebody's going to break their neck (= injure themselves) on these steps.