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neck

1. noun, informal Brazen, impudent, or insolent boldness; nerve. Primarily heard in UK. I can't believe he had the neck to demand a raise, right there in the middle of the meeting! You've got some neck, talking to me like that! The neck of you—how dare you imply something so horrid!
2. verb, informal To kiss and caress (someone) in an amorous manner. It's a popular spot for high school kids to park their cars and neck in the back seat. I caught him necking Julie in the supply closet yesterday.
3. verb, informal To drink (something, especially alcohol) very quickly. Primarily heard in UK. You're going to make yourself sick if you keep necking your pints like that. I had to neck my coffee and race out the door in order to catch my bus.
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neck

in. to cuddle and kiss. (Always in reference to lovers or boy-girl relationships.) There are some teenagers in the back room, necking.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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