collar collar  /ˈkɑ lər/


  1. (n) a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
  2. (n) (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
  3. (n) anything worn or placed about the neck
  4. (n) a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part
  5. (n) the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
  6. (n) a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
  7. (n) necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
  8. (n) a figurative restraint
  9. (n) the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
  10. (v) take into custody
  11. (v) seize by the neck or collar
  12. (v) furnish with a collar


  1. Miss USA crown goes to Connecticut contestant

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The newest Miss USA is leaving a white-collar job behind for the glamour and excitement that go with her new role — and she can't wait.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Nancy Pelosi proves last straw for Hollywood actor who wants Obama gone

    A Hollywood actor raised with what he described as blue-collar values that included working hard for one's own money has remained largely quiet about his conservative principles — until the day he heard Rep. Nancy Pelosi speak of the need to pass "Obamacare." "That day when Nancy Pelosi said, 'Let's ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  3. 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Trailer: Leonardo DiCaprio Reteams With Martin Scorsese (Video)

    The white collar crime film also stars Matthew McConaughey and Jonah Hill. read more
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter


  1. "The justices were passing judgment on a federal statute used in the prosecution of [white-collar defendants]. It makes it a crime to deprive the public or one's employer or shareholders of the 'intangible right of honest services.' Although a...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Source: Washington Post (blog)

  2. "We are the blue-collar team," Izzo said. "This is the blue-collar city. It was just amazing to walk out of that tunnel."
    on Apr 5, 2009 By: Tom Izzo Source: USA Today

  3. "It's really a mixed bag," Obama said. "There've been some states where we have won the blue collar vote. Wisconsin. We won it in Iowa. We won it in Minnesota. Then there are other states where we've not done so well, mainly because people...
    on May 6, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram

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