collarbonenoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒl.ə.bəʊn/ us /ˈkɑː.lɚ.boʊn/ specialized clavicle
Examples from literature
- But a woman's neck is as different from a man's as her collarbone is.
- It is only a broken collarbone.
- The ball, after breaking his collarbone, had glanced downwards, and the wound was a more serious one than he had imagined.
- Tom quickly ran his hands up and down Roger's arms and legs, his chest, collarbone and at last, with gently probing fingers, his head.
- Your honour will have heard that King William has fallen from his horse, and broken his collarbone, and died.