clerical collar

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for clerical collar

a stiff white collar with no opening in the front

References in periodicals archive ?
The couples were astonished to see a rabbi in a clerical collar and worshipers without tallit.
Bishop Buckley, from Co Antrim, wearing his clerical collar and black suit, attended Belfast Magistrates Court yesterday as the case was mentioned.
If she were a man, and if she wore a yarmulke, a turban, or a clerical collar, it would be a no-brainer," Butt said in his opening statement.
I guess this ghostly person must portray a priest, because he is holding the cross and wears a clerical collar.
I'd stand here, a bit uncomfortable in my clerical collar, feeling a complete prick, with nobody knowing who I was.
Casey Jones wearing a clerical collar every day in support of John Tietjen
He who, in December 2007, cut up his clerical collar live on BBC TV, and declared to cheers from his British supporters that he would never wear a clerical collar until the damn President Robert Mugabe was out of power in Zimbabwe.
The Swansea-born Archbishop said: "I was speaking to an Irish friend recently who was saying that it's quite difficult in some parts of Irelandtogodownthestreetwearing a clerical collar now.
In a radio interview, the Archbishop had said: "I was speaking to an Irish friend recently who was saying that it's quite difficult in some parts of Ireland to go down the street wearing a clerical collar now.
According to Bishop Pat Buckley, at least 500 priests enjoyed regular sex with women and some even referred to their clerical collar as the "bird catcher".
Words I was greeted with a while ago, and ones which evince the reply: "I am fine, thank you, but please excuse the fact that I have now exchanged my forked tail for a clerical collar, as I have stopped being the Devil to take up God's work
John Sentamu, who cut up his clerical collar in a symbolic protest against Mugabe in December, urged people to light candles as a demonstration of support for those living in Zimbabwe.
In his final testimony on Tuesday, Von Wernich - who wore a bulletproof vest over his clerical collar during the trial - professed innocence and urged the three-justice panel led by Judge Carlos Rozanski to absolve him.
Would this woman, in personality not so different from the Apostle Paul (formerly Saul, the "Pharisee of Pharisees"), be accepted in clerical collar today?
Wearing his clerical collar, he pleaded guilty to 47 charges of indecent assault on girls as young as 9, over a 34-year period from 1952-1986.