Definition of collar stud in English:

collar stud


  • A stud used to fasten a detachable collar to a shirt.

    • ‘Have you got nothing more serious to worry about? - an answer so spontaneous, fresh and amused as if the intruding annoyance had been the loss of a collar stud.’
    • ‘While Fielding is dressing, he drops his collar stud and steps on it.’
    • ‘The cup was almost identical to the Bronze Age Rillaton cup, found in Cornwall in 1837 alongside a skeleton and used by George V to store his collar studs.’
    • ‘Given these constraints, as oppressive as the white tie and collar studs the men joylessly wear, the actors give focused, intelligent performances.’