Significado de “collar” - en el Diccionario Inglés

collar en inglés británico

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collarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒl.ər/ us /ˈkɑː.lɚ/

B1 the part around the neck of a piece of clothing, usually sewn on and sometimes made of different material:

a shirt collar
a fur collar
a dress with a big collar

B2 a strap made of leather or other strong material that is put around the neck of an animal, especially a dog or cat:

I grabbed the dog by the collar and dragged it out of the room.

a type of necklace (= a piece of jewellery worn around the neck):

a diamond collar

specialized biology an area around the neck of an animal that is coloured differently from the other parts of the body:

The bird has grey feathers with a lighter collar.

specialized engineering a strip of strong material that is put around a pipe or a piece of machinery to make it stronger or to join two parts together

Más ejemplos

  • When it came to explaining the lipstick on his collar, he found that drink had clouded his memory.
  • "Is that real fur on your collar?" "Certainly not - I only wear fake fur."
  • This jacket has a removable collar.
  • I'm very fond of this shirt but it's starting to wear at the collar.

collarverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkɒl.ər/ us /ˈkɑː.lɚ/ informal

to catch and hold someone so that they cannot escape:

She was collared by the police at the airport.

to find someone and stop them from going somewhere, often so that you can talk to that person about something:

I was collared by Pete as I was coming out of the meeting this morning.

(Definición de collar del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

collar en inglés americano

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collarnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑl·ər/

collar noun [ C ] (NECK)

the part of a piece of clothing that goes around the neck

A collar is also a narrow piece made of leather or other strong material that is put around the neck of an animal, esp. a dog or cat kept as a pet.

collarverb [ T ]

us /ˈkɑl·ər/ infml

collar verb [ T ] (CATCH)

to catch and hold someone so that the person can’t escape:

fig. We decided to skip the meeting but she collared us in the hotel lobby.

(Definición de collar del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)