A small, close-fitting, usually flat collar with rounded ends meeting in front.
A small, closefitting collar with ends rounded in front, used on women's and children's dresses, blouses, etc.
Origin of peter-pan-collar
- After Peter Pan , the boy protagonist of Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, a play by J.M. Barrie
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition