neck of the woods

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of neck of the woods

informal
: the place or area where someone lives
  • He's from my neck of the woods.
  • How is the weather in your neck of the woods?

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : the siphon of a bivalve mollusk (such as a clam)

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

  1. : to kiss and caress amorously

  2. : to reduce in diameter

  3. : to engage in amorous kissing and caressing


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