- a neckline on a woman's garment, as a dress, with a high back and a low-cut front with two curved edges resembling the conventionalized shape of a heart.
Origin of sweetheart neckline
First recorded in 1940–45
Also called sweetheart neck.
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- a neckline on a woman's dress that is low at the front and shaped like the top of a heart
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