Examples of nape in a Sentence
Her hair was tied back at the nape of her neck.
Recent Examples of nape from the Web
The nape of my neck and the mid-lengths of hair sprung into cute, mid-sized waves, but other parts of my hair stayed stubbornly straight, though the spray did give them soft texture, minus any crunchiness.
Starting with the sections at the nape of the neck, use extensions in each section of the hair to create box braids.
The thirteen-year-old star rocked an updo, which included three braids at the back of her head, cascading up from the nape of her neck.
Create a vertical part from your hairline to the nape of your neck using the tip of your nose as a guide. 2.
Next, part your hair in the center and create two Dutch pigtail braids starting at the nape of your neck; secure each with a clear elastic.
Grab one section and starting at the nape of the neck, braid upwards and toward the front of your head.
Rather than positioned high atop the crown or secured demurely at the nape of the neck, the middle-ground ponytail is just right—at once sleek and buoyant, and easily individualized.
Gather the bottom section at the nape of the neck and secure with an elastic band.
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Origin and Etymology of nape
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of nape for English Language Learners
: the back of the neck
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