How Do You Spell COLLAR?

Correct spelling for the English word "collar" is [k_ˈɒ_l_ə], [kˈɒlə], [kˈɒlə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of COLLAR

  1. A ring or round flange upon, surrounding, or against an object, and used for restraining motion within given limits, or for holding something to its place, or for hiding an opening around an object; as, a collar on a shaft, used to prevent endwise motion of the shaft; a collar surrounding a stovepipe at the place where it enters a wall. The flanges of a piston and the gland of a stuffing box are sometimes called collars.

Common Misspellings for COLLAR

Below is the list of 323 misspellings for the word "collar".

Usage Examples for COLLAR

  1. For in a big chair in a corner of the room, sleepy- eyed, tired, but looking very becoming in her simple dress with a light cloak over it, the collar turned up, so that it gave her an appearance of attractive negligence, a smile of delighted welcome on her face, was Hester Harvey. - "'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. From Brandes' cut lip blood was running down over his chin and collar; his face remained absolutely expressionless. - "The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
  3. The squire felt more nervous than ever as he walked slowly along the road in the direction of the village, his hand still on the bloodhound's collar. - "A Tale of a Lonely Parish" by F. Marion Crawford
  4. Even his collar and tie seemed different. - "An Amiable Charlatan" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. Passing a cross- road he saw a man running away, and taking me by the collar, " At him, good dog!" - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra