wing collar

.wing 'collar
n
a type of shirt collar for men that is worn with very formal clothes

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • wing collar — noun count a stiff collar on a man s formal shirt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wing collar — ► NOUN ▪ a high stiff shirt collar with turned down corners …   English terms dictionary

  • wing collar — n. a stiff, stand up collar having the top corners in front turned down: worn by men in formal dress …   English World dictionary

  • wing collar — noun 1. : a man s stand up collar having the upper corners turned down to form wings and worn especially for formal dress 2. : a woman s folding or spreading collar with pointed corners * * * noun, pl ⋯ lar [count] chiefly Brit : a type of high,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wing collar — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wing collar : singular wing collar plural wing collars a stiff collar on a man s formal shirt …   English dictionary

  • wing collar — wing′ col′lar n. clo a stand up collar having the front edges or corners folded down, worn by men for formal or evening dress • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • wing collar — /ˈwɪŋ kɒlə/ (say wing koluh) noun a stand up collar with the corners turned down above the tie, formerly worn with formal dress …   Australian English dictionary

  • wing collar — a stand up collar having the front edges or corners folded down, worn by men for formal or evening dress. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • wing collar — noun a high stiff shirt collar with turned down corners …   English new terms dictionary

  • wing collar — noun (C) a type of shirt collar for men that is worn with very formal clothes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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