bull neck

noun

Definition of bull neck

: a thick short powerful neck

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Other Words from bull neck

bullnecked \ ˈbu̇l-​ˈnekt How to pronounce bull neck (audio) also  ˈbəl-​ \ adjective

Examples of bull neck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Goliath, with his massive shoulders and bull neck, could easily be taken for a gorilla at first glance. National Geographic, "Jane Goodall’s original tale of chimpanzees still astonishes today," 17 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of bull neck

1697, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bull neck was in 1697

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“Bull neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20neck. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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bull neck

noun

Medical Definition of bull neck

: a thick short powerful neck

Other Words from bull neck

bullnecked \ ˈbu̇l-​ˈnekt How to pronounce bull neck (audio) \ adjective

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