wing collar

noun
1. : a man's stand-up collar having the upper corners turned down to form wings and worn especially for formal dress
2. : a woman's folding or spreading collar with pointed corners

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noun, pl ⋯ -lar [count]
chiefly Brit : a type of high, stiff shirt collar that has the top corners turned down and that is worn by a man on formal occasions

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ˌwing ˈcollar f13 [wing collar wing collars] noun
a high stiff shirt ↑collar for men, worn with formal clothes

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • wing collar — n a type of shirt collar for men that is worn with very formal clothes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wing collar — noun count a stiff collar on a man s formal shirt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wing collar — ► NOUN ▪ a high stiff shirt collar with turned down corners …   English terms dictionary

  • wing collar — n. a stiff, stand up collar having the top corners in front turned down: worn by men in formal dress …   English World dictionary

  • wing collar — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wing collar : singular wing collar plural wing collars a stiff collar on a man s formal shirt …   English dictionary

  • wing collar — wing′ col′lar n. clo a stand up collar having the front edges or corners folded down, worn by men for formal or evening dress • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • wing collar — /ˈwɪŋ kɒlə/ (say wing koluh) noun a stand up collar with the corners turned down above the tie, formerly worn with formal dress …   Australian English dictionary

  • wing collar — a stand up collar having the front edges or corners folded down, worn by men for formal or evening dress. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • wing collar — noun a high stiff shirt collar with turned down corners …   English new terms dictionary

  • wing collar — noun (C) a type of shirt collar for men that is worn with very formal clothes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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