A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (anatomy)
a. neck
Mis padres se enojaron cuando vieron el chupetón que tenía en el cuello.My parents got angry when they saw the hickey I had on my neck.
2. (clothing)
a. collar
¿Me ayudas a planchar el cuello de esta camisa?Would you help me iron the collar of this shirt?
3. (part of a bottle)
a. neck
Ató un moño alrededor del cuello de la botella de vino.She tied a bow around the neck of the wine bottle.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de persona, animal, botella)
a. neck
al cuelloaround one's neck
2. (fig)
estar hasta el cuello de algoto be up to one's eyes in something
3. (fig)
cuello de botellabottleneck
4. (de prendas)
a. collar
cuello altoturtleneck polo neck
cuello de picoV-neck
cuello tortugaturtleneck polo neck
5. (anatomy)
cuello uterino o del úterocervix
1 (Anatomía) neck
cortar el cuello a algn to cut sb's throat
apostar el cuello
me apuesto el cuello a que no te atreves I bet you anything you don't dare
erguir el cuello to be stuck-up (familiar)
jugarse el cuello to stick one's neck out; put one's neck on the line
no estoy dispuesto a jugarme el cuello para conseguirlo
levantar el cuello to get on one's feet again
cuello del útero cuello uterino cervix; neck of the womb
2 [de prenda] collar; (talla) (collar) size
de cuello blanco white-collar
cuello (a la) caja crew neck
cuello alto polo neck; turtle neck
cuello blando soft collar
cuello (de) cisne polo neck; turtleneck; especialmente (EEUU)
cuello de pajarita wing collar
cuello de pico V-neck
cuello de quita y pon detachable collar
cuello de recambio spare collar
cuello postizo detachable collar
3 [de botella] neck
cuello de botella (Automóviles) bottleneck
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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