- 1collar somebody to capture someone and hold them tightly so that they cannot escape from you Police collared the culprit as he was leaving the premises.
- 2collar somebody to stop someone in order to talk to them I was collared in the street by a woman doing a survey.
NAmE//ˈkɑlər//(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they collar
he / she / it collars
past simple collared
-ing form collaring