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collar

col·lar

collar

 
pronunciation:
ka lr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
hot under the collar
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of a piece of clothing that goes around the neck. It is sometimes folded over.
My jacket has a fur collar.The boys had to wear a shirt with a collar and a tie.
definition 2: anything that fits around the neck.
The first thing I did when I got my new dog was to put a collar on him.The princess was wearing a collar of jewels.
 
phrase: hot under the collar
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: collared, collaring, collars
definition: (informal) to arrest or capture.
The police collared the thief and brought him to jail.
similar words:
apprehend, arrest, bust, pinch
derivation: collarless (adj.)
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