from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Architecture A molding between the upper part of a column and the projecting part of the capital.
- n. Informal The act or practice of amorously kissing and caressing.
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- v. Present participle of neck.
- n. A behavior among male giraffes where they hold combat for social dominance using their necks as weapons.
- n. A neckmould.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as neckmold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In arch., the hypophyge or moldings often intervening between the projecting part of the capital of a column and the vertical part or shaft, as the annulets of the Doric capital: often used as a synonym of neck, though strictly a column may have a neck, but no necking. See cuts under capital and column.
- n. A neckhandkerchief or necktie.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
- n. the molding at the top of a column
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A small (1/2 BLOCKQUOTE square) park near our house, known during the rest of the week as a favorite for necking, is transformed into a magic wonderland of food (raw and cooked), clothing, furniture and junk.
It appears for the first time as an architectural decoration in a fragment of sculptured necking from the archaic Temple of
As Groucho noted: "Whoever named it 'necking' was a poor judge of anatomy."
He was interrupted in 'necking' bullets, for they were cast in a mold and left a little protuberance where the run left off.
Little did I imagine that the gathering would turn into a red-hot "necking" party!
A pseudoscientific chart from Sex Respect, a fear-based abstinence curriculum, depicts how male genitalia become aroused during "necking," while female genitalia lag behind until "petting."
Holden Caulfield, the protagonist in J.D. Salinger's 1951 novel "The Catcher in the Rye," never found out what was the matter with old Jane Gallagher, a girl he got close to "necking" one summer in Maine.
The lower court also found that that Crown did not infringe Rexam's beverage can "necking" patent.
We're actually not sure if that 'necking' part was actually in McCartney's answer or not.
Or you can throat him real fast and nasty, necking him with a bunch of spit and shit-talking.