Meaning of COLLAR in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ kɒlə(r) ]

( collars, collaring, collared)


The collar of a shirt or coat is the part which fits round the neck and is usually folded over.

His tie was pulled loose and his collar hung open.

...a coat with a huge fake fur collar.


see also blue-collar , dog-collar , white-collar


A collar is a band of leather or plastic which is put round the neck of a dog or cat.



If you collar someone who has done something wrong or who is running away, you catch them and hold them so that they cannot escape. ( INFORMAL )

As Kerr fled towards the exit, Boycott collared him at the ticket barrier.

= grab

VERB : V n

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