Definition of up to one's neck in
- She's up to her neck in work.
- He's up to his neck in debt.
: in or into a higher position or level
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: from below the horizon
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
: the part of an animal that connects the head with the body
: the siphon of a bivalve mollusk (such as a clam)
: the part of a garment that covers or is next to the neck
: to kiss and caress amorously
: to reduce in diameter
: to engage in amorous kissing and caressing
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