Origin of wry-necked
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How to use wry-necked in a sentence
He's so white he's almost mock-white, and so are his jerky, long-necked, mechanical-man movements.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She wore a sea-green, V-necked frock with a modest hint of cleavage.
Making sense of her life on the page, deploying raw emotion alongside humor and wry mischief, has long been a Bechdel pursuit.
"It doesn't do to play the young man," Armani said, regarding Renzi's choice to wear open-necked shirts.Kanye West Teaches Fashion For Community Service; Michelle Obama Wants a Female President|The Fashion Beast Team|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The deep-necked T-shirt is a dangerous item of clothing for a man.
Gwynne made a wry face as he sat down before the dressing-table that he might reflect his visage while he brushed his hair.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
She was dressed in a high-necked dress of black lace, and wore in her corsage a large circular ornament of diamonds and emeralds.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
The landlady, clad in a low-necked black dress with long sweeping train, was typical of many we saw in the old-country hotels.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Janet made a wry face and with the greatest care eased herself into a chair piled with cushions.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
She undid it, freed her thin shoulders, and saw herself a bride in low-necked satin, walking down an aisle with Lucius Harney.Summer|Edith Wharton