sweetheart neckline

noun

Definition of sweetheart neckline

: a neckline for women's clothing that is high in back and low in front where it is scalloped to resemble the top of a heart

Examples of sweetheart neckline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actress, who landed a spot on PEOPLE’s 2019 Best Dressed List, wore a custom Vera Wang one shoulder, emerald gown featuring a sheer bodice with a sweetheart neckline and hip-high slit up one side. Hanna Flanagan, PEOPLE.com, "Zendaya Says She'll 'Pull a Look' and 'Walk Her Living Room Carpet' for the Virtual Emmy Awards," 24 Aug. 2020 This latest creation was a vampy black lace design, with a floor-length hem, long sleeves, and a sweetheart neckline (a departure for the Duchess, as the look’s darkly romantic undertone sits outside her usual aesthetic). Vogue, "Kate Middleton and Prince William Do Date Night Style—The Royal Way," 18 Nov. 2019 Michael TullbergGetty Images On her wedding day, however, Bellisario paired the skirt with a silky ivory top with a sweetheart neckline and sheer sleeves. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Troian Bellisario Recycled Her Wedding Dress For the Golden Globes," 6 Jan. 2020 The figure-hugging number featured a sweetheart neckline and a thin black belt accenting the waist. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Stuns in a Sheer Lace Alexander McQueen Gown at the Royal Variety Performance," 18 Nov. 2019 Its jeweled-encrusted, sweetheart neckline boasted a cinched waistline that was embellished with a matching jeweled brooch. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, "See what gowns local contestants wore at Miss Teen Texas USA," 4 Dec. 2019 Lovato sported a black polka dot dress with a sweetheart neckline, which accentuated the fake bump, and paired the look with a black manicure and gold hoop earrings. Claudia Harmata, PEOPLE.com, "Demi Lovato Shows Off Faux Baby Bump as She Films Will and Grace," 21 Nov. 2019 Jolie stunned in a glittering, formfitting gown by Versace with a sweetheart neckline. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Angelina Jolie Matches with Her Kids on the Maleficent Red Carpet in Rome," 8 Oct. 2019 The acid-yellow dress was overlaid with an intricate crystal bodice, also featuring crystal spaghetti straps and a sweetheart neckline. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Michelle Obama's Schiaparelli Gown Was Designed to Match Her "Strength and Energy"," 18 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of sweetheart neckline

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Sweetheart neckline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweetheart%20neckline. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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