collar someone

collar someone
grab someone by the collar

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • collar — [[t]kɒ̱lə(r)[/t]] collars, collaring, collared 1) N COUNT The collar of a shirt or coat is the part which fits round the neck and is usually folded over. → See also , dog collar, white collar His tie was pulled loose and his collar hung open.… …   English dictionary

  • collar — ► NOUN 1) a band of material around the neck of a shirt or other garment, either upright or turned over. 2) a band put around the neck of a domestic animal. 3) a connecting band or pipe in a piece of machinery. 4) Brit. a piece of meat rolled up… …   English terms dictionary

  • collar — I UK [ˈkɒlə(r)] / US [ˈkɑlər] noun [countable] Word forms collar : singular collar plural collars ** 1) the part of a coat, shirt, or dress that goes around your neck He had his collar turned up against the cold. a fur/lace/velvet collar a) a… …   English dictionary

  • collar — col|lar1 [ˈkɔlə US ˈka:lər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothing)¦ 2¦(cat/dog)¦ 3¦(injured neck)¦ 4¦(business)¦ 5¦(machine)¦ 6¦(coloured fur/feathers)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: coler, from Latin collare, from collum neck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • collar — col|lar1 [ kalər ] noun count ** 1. ) the part of a coat, shirt, or dress that goes around your neck: He had his collar turned up against the cold. a fur/lace/velvet collar a ) a thin piece of leather or plastic that a dog or cat wears around its …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • collar — 1 noun (C) 1 CLOTHING a stiff band of material on a shirt, dress, or coat that fits around someone s neck 2 CAT/DOG a narrow band of leather or plastic that is fastened around an animal s neck 3 hot under the collar spoken angry or excited: Calm… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Collar workers — Groups of workers are sometimes referred to be the characteristics of their uniforms or clothing. Blue collar workers are so named because they tended to wear sturdy, inexpensive clothing that didn t show dirt easily, such as blue denim or… …   Wikipedia

  • collar — {{11}}collar (n.) c.1300, neck armor, gorget, from O.Fr. coler neck, collar (12c., Mod.Fr. collier), from L. collare necklace, band or chain for the neck, from collum the neck, from PIE *kwol o neck (Cf. O.N., M.Du. hals neck ), lit. that on… …   Etymology dictionary

  • collar — n, vb (to) arrest (someone). The noun form is a later coinage from the verb, meaning to catch , and the idiomatic expression to feel someone s collar , meaning to arrest them. Collar is another police jar gon term which has passed into general… …   Contemporary slang

  • collar — collarless, adj. /kol euhr/, n. 1. the part of a shirt, coat, dress, blouse, etc., that encompasses the neckline of the garment and is sewn permanently to it, often so as to fold or roll over. 2. a similar but separate, detachable article of… …   Universalium

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