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Definition of "collar" []

  • The part of a garment that encircles the neck. (noun)
  • A necklace. (noun)
  • A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal. (noun)
  • The cushioned part of a harness that presses against the shoulders of a draft animal. (noun)
  • Biology An encircling structure or bandlike marking, as around the neck of an animal, suggestive of a collar. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "collar" in a sentence
  • "Police still haven't confirmed the device was a a bomb, but they called the bomb squad and evacuated houses nearby, so media reports are leading with the phrase "collar bomb.""
  • "Two of them the collar is awesome on and once conditioned I dont have to use it very often at all."
  • "The shirt has a polo collar, and inside the collar is a high quality woven small blue label that reads Arsenal, while engineered in to the side seam is a small label featuring two Arsenal canons either side of the club motto, ‘Victoria Concordia Crescit,’ which translates as ‘Victory Through Harmony’ flanked by two canons."