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collar

col·lar

collar

 
pronunciation:
ka lr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
hot under the collar
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the portion of a garment that goes around the neck and is sometimes folded over.
definition 2: anything that encircles the neck.
a dog collara collar of beads
 
definition 3: anything that encircles a cylindrical object, such as a restraining ring around a shaft in a machine.
definition 4: (informal) an arrest by police.
similar words:
apprehension
phrase: hot under the collar
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: collared, collaring, collars
definition 1: to provide with or attach a collar to.
The zookeepers collared the tigers for identification.
definition 2: to insistently engage (a reluctant person) in conversation.
The fan collared the movie star.
definition 3: (informal) to capture or arrest.
similar words:
apprehend, arrest, bust, pinch
derivation: collarless (adj.)
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