Definition of dog collar in English:

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dog collar

Pronunciation: /ˈdôɡ ˈˌkälər/


1A collar for a dog.
Example sentences
  • Around his throat, a black leather dog collar with large silver spikes completed Sean's attire.
  • A new digital dog collar with a Web-based data uplink aims to help owners ‘petwork’ with their dogs' favorite canine pals.
  • The recent pink poof on his head and spiked dog collar added to the emulation of 70s punk rock gods.
1.1 informal term for clerical collar.
Example sentences
  • Suffice to say that yesterday saw the start of advent, a fact which was noted by the visiting preacher at our Church yesterday, by the fact that he wore a purple shirt with his dog collar.
  • And then he will perform a quick costume change before emerging in his dog collar and cassock to lead the ceremony.
  • He also confirmed Aitken's plans to study theology but added: ‘Let's scotch this rumour that he's going to get a dog collar round his neck and go off to the Church.’

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Syllabification: dog col·lar

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