a close-fitting flat or rolled collar with rounded ends that meet in front of a high, round neckline.
a collar on a round neck, having two rounded ends at the front
- Peter pan syndrome
noun a condition characterized by immature or childish behavior, refusal to grow up Word Origin from Dan Kiley’s book “Peter Pan Syndrome: Men Who Have Never Grown Up”
- Peter piper
A nursery rhyme that begins with the tongue-twisting line “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.”
noun 1. any of several satirical “laws” concerning organizational structure, especially one that holds that people tend to be promoted until they reach their level of incompetence. noun 1. the Peter Principle, the theory, usually taken facetiously, that all members in a hierarchy rise to their own level of incompetence 1968, “in a hierarchy, every […]
[pee-terz-burg] /ˈpi tərzˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a city in SE Virginia: besieged by Union forces 1864–65. /ˈpiːtəzˌbɜːɡ/ noun 1. a city in SE Virginia, on the Appomattox River: scene of prolonged fighting (1864–65) during the final months of the American Civil War. Pop: 33 091 (2003 est)