Definition of neck-rein in English:

neck-rein

verb

Horse Riding
  • 1no object Of a horse: to be guided or turned by pressure of a rein against the neck on the opposite side to the direction to be turned.

  • 2with object Of a rider: to guide or turn a horse in this way.

Origin

1940s. From neck + rein, after neck rein.

Pronunciation

neck-rein

/ˈnɛkreɪn/