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sailor collar Syllabification: sail·or col·lar

Definition of sailor collar in English:


A collar cut deep and square at the back, tapering to a V-neck at the front.
Example sentences
  • Her navy dress had a white sailor collar and it was wrinkled, not smooth and clean like Gracie's.
  • She was dressed in the purple skirt, white blouse with purple sailor collar, white socks, and black shoes uniform of the school.
  • Everyone was wearing the familiar colorful suits with sailor collars and short skirts, but somehow it seemed perfectly normal.

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