sailor collar


Definition of sailor collar

: a broad collar having a square flap across the back and tapering to a V in the front

Examples of sailor collar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tops with sailor collars, representing his grandmother’s school uniforms of yore, were paired with color-block Bermuda shorts. Colleen Barry, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Milan: Less is more at Prada, Arbesser keeps it personal," 18 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sailor collar

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Sailor collar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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