Definition of Eton collar in English:

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Eton collar

Pronunciation: /ˌētn ˈkälər/

noun

A broad, stiff white collar worn outside the coat collar, especially with an Eton jacket.
Example sentences
  • Frank remembers that he had to wear a school suit with a waistcoat and stiff collar, and for the first year an Eton collar outside his jacket.
  • I guess I don't quite have the Eton collar and cravat.
  • Pupils came to school in historic costume, run up by their mums and aunties, including Eton collars for the boys and three-quarter length knickerbockers and pinafores for the girls.

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Syllabification: E·ton col·lar

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