Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An article of clothing, such as a scarf or strap, worn around the neck.

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  • noun A piece of clothing to be worn around the neck.

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  • noun an article of apparel worn about the neck

Etymologies

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neck +‎ piece

Examples

  • Stacy Engman, the curator for the National Arts Club, wore a black neckpiece by the French designer Claude Montana over a sparkly cocktail dress.

    In Greenwich, Paintings and a Pig Roast

  • Big, bold shapes are the order of the day in Erickson Beamon ' s collection for Kinder Aggugini, which includes leather link bracelets combined with gold, and a Masai-inspired neckpiece, £ 1,000.

    All That Glitters This Christmas

  • Never understood why…Instead of having a screen actor “growl” his lines as Batman and really not working, the cowl would have a voice altering function built into the neckpiece and then Conor could just voiceover.

    Interview: Kevin Conroy | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Wearing a buckskin loincloth, leather wristbands, and a saber-toothed neckpiece dangling at his chest, BodySlam looked like an African warrior, ferocious and primitive.

    Pure Paradise

  • It reminds me of some beaded neckpiece that our tribal women wear.

    Look Up-Look Down-Look All Around « Fairegarden

  • For example, when the Colossus of Rhodes was toppled by an earthquake, Egyptian cultists spirited away its head, rescuing the Capstone Piece on its neckpiece.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • For example, when the Colossus of Rhodes was toppled by an earthquake, Egyptian cultists spirited away its head, rescuing the Capstone Piece on its neckpiece.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • For example, when the Colossus of Rhodes was toppled by an earthquake, Egyptian cultists spirited away its head, rescuing the Capstone Piece on its neckpiece.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • She surprised them further by walking onto the graveled yard at recess, her neckpiece cutting hard into the flesh beneath her heavy jaw.

    Sister Godzilla

  • She surprised them further by walking onto the graveled yard at recess, her neckpiece cutting hard into the flesh beneath her heavy jaw.

    Sister Godzilla

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