necked

adjective
\ ˈnekt How to pronounce necked (audio) \

Definition of necked

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

Examples of necked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers at Cornell University and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama captured and sexed over 400 white-necked jacobins as part of the study. Sara Tabin, Forbes, 8 Sep. 2021 Male white-necked jacobins sport bright-blue feathers. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 26 Aug. 2021 One of this summer’s trendiest outfits for women was a high-necked shaping bodysuit in black, brown or beige, worn with a pair of jean cutoffs. Rory Satran, WSJ, 23 Sep. 2021 His team has previously made headlines worldwide with their 2018 discovery of Mansourasaurus, a new species of long-necked herbivorous dinosaurs that lived in the Nile Delta province of Mansoura. Noha Elhennawy, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 Sep. 2021 His team has previously made headlines worldwide with their 2018 discovery of Mansourasaurus, a new species of long-necked herbivorous dinosaurs that lived in the Nile Delta province of Mansoura. Noha Elhennawy, ajc, 14 Sep. 2021 Notable reports included seven common gallinules, six American coots, and seven ring-necked ducks. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Sep. 2021 Permanent Collection line, a group of sinuous multi-necked vessels heavily influenced by pre-Columbian and Etruscan shapes, would become Kohlmann’s canvas for the painter to adorn. New York Times, 16 Sep. 2021 Shirley wanted to portray the delicacy and poetry of the long-necked animal, including its graceful movements. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 23 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of necked

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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15 Oct 2021

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“Necked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necked. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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necked

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of necked

: having a neck of a specified kind

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