string tie
noun Date: 1886 a narrow necktie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • string tie — n a thick string worn around your neck and held in place by a decorative object, worn especially by men in the western US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • string tie — string′ tie n. clo a narrow necktie usu. tied in a bow • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • string tie — ☆ string tie n. a narrow necktie, usually tied in a bow …   English World dictionary

  • string tie — noun a very narrow necktie usually tied in a bow • Hypernyms: ↑necktie, ↑tie * * * noun : a narrow necktie * * * a short, very narrow, and unflared necktie, usually tied in a bow. [1915 20] * * * string tie noun A narrow necktie of uniform width… …   Useful english dictionary

  • string tie — noun (C) a thick string worn around your neck and held in place by a decorative object, worn by men in the western US …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • string tie — a short, very narrow, and unflared necktie, usually tied in a bow. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • string tie — noun a very narrow necktie …   English new terms dictionary

  • tie — tie1 [ taı ] (present participle ty|ing) verb *** 1. ) transitive to fasten two ends of a piece of string, rope, etc. together with a knot: Sally bent down to tie her shoelaces. We re teaching him how to tie a necktie. a ) transitive to fasten… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tie — I UK [taɪ] / US verb Word forms tie : present tense I/you/we/they tie he/she/it ties present participle tying past tense tied past participle tied *** 1) [transitive] to make a knot with two ends of a piece of string, rope etc Sally bent down to… …   English dictionary

  • tie — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 worn around the neck with a shirt ADJECTIVE ▪ undone ▪ His tie was undone. ▪ loose ▪ askew ▪ His tie was askew and his hair unc …   Collocations dictionary

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