Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a neck or some aspect of one.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a neck

Etymologies

neck +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • During this stage, the involuntary contractions of the uterine muscles work to open the cervix, the necklike structure of the uterus that opens into the vagina.

    Mothering Twins

  • White-hot, liquid cast iron from a blast furnace is run into the converter through its open necklike top O, the converter being tipped over to receive it; the air blast is then turned on and the converter rotated to a nearly vertical position.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • It was while standing at this very spot and looking down on the peculiar necklike bend of the lake, that Stackpole gave it the name, Goose Neck

    The Cave of Gold A Tale of California in '49

  • It’s prayers in layers all the thumping time, begor, the young gloria’s gang voices the old doxologers, in the suburrs of the heavenly gardens, once we shall have passed, after surceases, all serene through neck and necklike Derby and June to our snug eternal retribution’s reward (the scorchhouse).

    Finnegans Wake

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