wing collar

noun

Definition of wing collar

chiefly British
:a type of high, stiff shirt collar that has the top corners turned down and that is worn by a man on formal occasions

Word by Word Definitions

wing play
  1. : one of the movable feathered or membranous paired appendages by means of which a bird, bat, or insect is able to fly

  2. : any of various anatomical structures (as of a flying fish or flying lemur) providing means of limited flight

  3. : an appendage or part resembling a wing in appearance, position, or function: such as

  1. : to fit with wings

  2. : to enable to fly or move swiftly

  3. : to traverse with or as if with wings

collar play
  1. : a band, strip, or chain worn around the neck: such as

  2. : a band that serves to finish or decorate the neckline of a garment

  3. : a short necklace

  1. : to seize by the collar or neck

  2. : arrest, grab

  3. : to get control of : preempt


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up wing collar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!