Peter Pan collar

noun

: a usually small flat close-fitting collar with rounded ends that meet at the top in front

Illustration of Peter Pan collar

Illustration of peter pan collar

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Peter Pan collar was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Peter Pan collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peter%20Pan%20collar. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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