[ nek-band ]
/ ˈnɛkˌbænd /


a band of cloth at the neck of a garment.
a band, especially one of ornamental design, worn around the neck, affixed to a bottle, etc.

Origin of neckband

First recorded in 1400–50, neckband is from the late Middle English word nekband. See neck, band2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for neckband

/ (ˈnɛkˌbænd) /


a band around the neck of a garment as finishing, decoration, or a base for a collar
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