necked necked  /ˈnɛkt/


  • (adj) having a neck or having a neck especially as specified (often used in combination)


  1. He was one of those thick-necked soldier types who spend the second halves of their lives patrolling the perimeters of marble lobbies the way they once patrolled a battlefield.
  2. Sometimes the proliferation of pulchritude is so intense, a gent can get swivel-necked from simple appreciation.
  3. Though head of no line, the driving force behind Italian shipping is short, bull-necked Count Costanza Ciano.


  1. Texas Teacher Wore Same Yearbook Photo Outfit For 40 Years Straight

    Dale Irby, a teacher at Prestwood Elementary School in Dallas, Texas, has become an internet star after a series of images showing him wearing the same tank top and shirt for 40 years was published online. Irby accidentally wore the same brown V-necked tank top and a white shirt with a distinctive design in school... Read more » Texas Teacher Wore Same Yearbook Photo Outfit For 40 Years Straight ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. The whistling tree duck

    According to Ducks Unlimited, black-bellied whistling ducks are “long-legged, long-necked and the most erect of all ducks.” Ducks Unlimited notes that females sometimes share the same nest. Since one female can lay up to 19 eggs, a full nest is a major find for a predator. Ducks Unlimited supports its habitat conservation with serious scientific studies. Besides protecting ducks, geese and other ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  3. Glossy Ibises Are Like 21st-Century Pterodactyls

    The dark, long-necked wading birds, distinctive against a 21st-century skyline, are increasingly common sights in shallow mud flats and wet meadows of New York City.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "He's not the red-necked white man that invokes the deepest kind of colonial anxiety in India," Bhaskar said.
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Bhaskar Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Mandela recalled going into the meeting thinking he was seeing "the very model of the old-fashioned, stiff-necked, stubborn Afrikaner who did not so much discuss matters with black leaders as dictate to them."
    on Oct 31, 2006 By: Nelson Mandela Source: USA Today

  3. "I think if we're out there racing and we get bottle-necked up, we'll find a new groove," said Rick Crawford (No.
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Rick Crawford Source: Autochannel (press release)

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languish languish
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