Definition of COLLAR

noun : COLLAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal ;

  • 3. (

    ) anything worn or placed about the neck; "the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar"; "a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part ;

  • 6. (

    ) a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it ;

  • 8. (

    ) a figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash" ;

verb : COLLAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) seize by the neck or collar ;

  • 3. (

    ) furnish with a collar; "collar the dog" ;


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