Definition of necklace
1 : an ornament worn around the neck
2 : something likened to a necklace especially in forming a linked series or a circular pattern a necklace of islands
Examples of necklace in a Sentence
found a lovely necklace to match the bracelet and ring her mother had given her
Recent Examples of necklace from the Web
Women sported bold earrings and statement necklaces.
Gem-laden necklaces at $10,000 didn’t make a whole lot of sense for a brand that also peddles discount heels at DSW–a low-price shoe warehouse.
Or add mini ones to a chain for a soft, swinging necklace.
The necklaces were popular during last year's Olympics summer reading theme.
Among the sale's most valuable pieces is Edmond Chin's Palmette necklace, created for Boghossian, which is expected to sell for $3,600,000-5,000,000.
Bella Hadid had on the same style of Serpenti necklace Naomi Watts has worn on numerous occasions (including the Golden Globes in 2015), and Isabelle Huppert donned it at Cannes most recently, just a couple of days after Bella.
There’s plenty for the average visitor to drool over while window shopping; jewelers display necklaces and watches selling for more than half a million dollars.
Charlotte starts nervously chattering about how her dad gave her a pearl necklace for her 16th birthday.
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First Known Use of necklace
NECKLACE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of necklace for English Language Learners
: a piece of jewelry that is worn around your neck
NECKLACE Defined for Kids
Definition of necklace for Students
: a piece of jewelry (as a string of beads) worn around the neck
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