longneck

noun
long·​neck | \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌnek How to pronounce longneck (audio) \

Definition of longneck

: beer served in a bottle that has a long neck

Examples of longneck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In these parts, summertime is synonymous with big platters of steamed hard-shell crabs served with loads of Old Bay Seasoning or J.O. spice and a cold longneck to wash it all down. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 18 June 2021 Step over the seat cushion and past the box of doorknobs and there sits a pristine case of 24 longneck glass Coke bottles. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, 19 May 2021 The bottle caps twisting off a fresh round of longneck beers sounded like a sigh of relief as the hot day mellowed into evening. Ian Mcnulty, NOLA.com, 10 Aug. 2020 Kramer’s first piquette is approximately 7.5% ABV and will sell this spring in 12 ounce longnecks for $5-$6 and 750-milliliter bottles for $14-$16. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 25 Jan. 2020 But if the beer-lover in you life is the type who prefers sipping from a glass or mug rather than pulling back on a longneck, then this Yeti Rambler is a solid gift. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 8 Apr. 2019 But the new fossil provides evidence for how African and South American longnecks converged and diverged. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, 13 Feb. 2019 Fishermen have raked wild soft-shell clams, also called steamers or longnecks, from coastal muck in Maine and other states for hundreds of years. Washington Post, 3 June 2018 At Griff's in Montrose, the smoke of steak night wafted across long tables filled with longnecks and a sea of Astros orange. Mark Collette, Houston Chronicle, 31 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of longneck

1976, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2021

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“Longneck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longneck. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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