\ ˈnekt \

Definition of necked

: having a neck especially of a specified kind often used in combination long-necked

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Rather than choosing from the maternity section, the V-necked chiffon outfit appears to be part of the collection by Parisian brand Claudie Pierlot. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Got Maternity Style Right In a Pleated Lilac Dress," 8 Oct. 2018 The wedding gown was created with a lace, mock-necked romper paired with an overskirt, layered with over 1,300 feet of tulle in various tones and sheerness. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Exclusive: Inside the Dior Atelier for the Making of Chiara Ferragni's 3 Wedding Dresses," 4 Sep. 2018 Kate wore a high-necked pink number (probably the Alexander McQueen dress she's worn for Trooping the Colour), and William went traditional in a suit. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "The Royal Family Fab Four Have Arrived for the Queen's Christmas Lunch, Gifts In Tow," 19 Dec. 2018 Flanagan’s ravenous haunted house is full of terrors like the broken-necked lady, the demonic flapper, and the seductive room — all of them adding to the show’s shiver-inducing atmosphere. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "How Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House uses color to underscore its horror," 26 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile, a glowing Kylie, whose new gold look is highlighted by a high-necked, floor-length shimmering gown, is at various points seen cradling Travis's body and holding a very adorable lamb (who somehow has the ability to rap) on her lap. Dan Barna, Allure, "Kylie Jenner Transforms Into the Virgin Mary for Travis Scott's "Stop Trying to Be God" Video," 7 Aug. 2018 Men wore wide-legged trousers and and strappy, body-baring harness-style tops while women wore a simplistic high-necked red dresses, the skirts of which splayed out in strips with each twirl. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "The New York City Ballet Hosts a Fall Gala to Remember With Costumes by Gareth Pugh, Alberta Ferretti, and Giles Deacon," 28 Sep. 2018 Her persona on-screen was that of a glossy, almost mannequin-like sophisticate, a swan-necked beauty with high cheekbones who yearns, cuckolds and destroys with not so much as a Gallic shrug. Adam Bernstein, Washington Post, "Stéphane Audran, acclaimed French actress of fire and ice, dies at 85," 27 Mar. 2018 Some of the birds featured in the Audubon Photography Awards’ winning images are protected by the Migratory Bird Act—like the black-necked stilts that Gary R. Zahm photographed in California’s Merced National Wildlife Refuge. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "Peep the Stunning Winners of the Audubon Society’s Photo Contest," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of necked

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of necked was in the 14th century

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English Language Learners Definition of necked

: having a neck of a specified kind

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