tie tack

tie tack
or tie tac noun Date: 1954 an ornamented pin with a receiving button or clasp that is used to attach the two parts of a necktie together or to attach a necktie to a shirt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tie tack — ☆ tie tack or tie tac n. an ornamental pin with a short point that fits into a snap, used to fasten a necktie to the shirt front …   English World dictionary

  • tie tack — tie′ tack (or tac ) n. jew tiepin • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • tie tack — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tie tack : singular tie tack plural tie tacks American a tiepin …   English dictionary

  • tie tack — noun An ornamented pin used to secure a neckties end flat against the shirt, a stickpin. Syn: stickpin, tie pin, tie tack, tie tac …   Wiktionary

  • tie tack — a pin having an ornamental head, pinned through the ends of a necktie to hold it against a shirt. Also, tie tac. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • tie tack — noun a pin used to hold the tie in place • Syn: ↑tiepin, ↑scarfpin • Hypernyms: ↑pin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tongue-tie (tack) — A tongue tie is a piece of equipment used by horseback riders to prevent the horse from getting his tongue over the bit, which would make the animal very difficult to control. It is usually a strip of cloth or rubber, passed through the mouth and …   Wikipedia

  • tie clip — tie ,clip noun count a TIE TACK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Tie bar — A tie bar (also tie slide, tie clip, or tie clasp)cite web url=http://www.slate.com/id/2167134?nav=tap3 title=Here Lies the Tie Clip: An elegy for a great accessory. first=Paul last=Devlin date=2007 05 29 publisher=Slate] is a neckwear accessory… …   Wikipedia

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