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break one's neck

Definition of break one's neck

  1. :  to cause one's neck bone to crack or break <He fell off the roof and broke his neck.> —sometimes used in speech to tell someone he or she could get hurt <Stop jumping on the bed. You're going to break your neck.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    :  rupture

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

  1. :  the part of an animal that connects the head with the body

    :  the siphon of a bivalve mollusk (as a clam)

    :  the part of a garment that covers or is next to the neck

  1. :  to kiss and caress amorously

    :  to reduce in diameter

    :  to engage in amorous kissing and caressing

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