necking

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

necking

  1. Present participle of neck.

Noun[edit]

necking (countable and uncountable, plural neckings)

  1. A behavior among male giraffes where they hold combat for social dominance using their necks as weapons.
    • 2005, Barbara Keevil Parker, Giraffes, page 26:
      Necking helps young male giraffes test which one has a stronger neck.
  2. (architecture) A neckmould.
  3. (slang) Chugging beer.
    for Lent, he gave up necking and cigarettes