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necktie definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie" [syn: necktie, tie]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1838 a narrow length of material worn about the neck and tied in front; especially four-in-hand

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. esp. US = TIE n. 2. Phrases and idioms: necktie party sl. a lynching or hanging.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Necktie Neck"tie`, n. A scarf, band, or kerchief of silk, etc., passing around the neck or collar and tied in front; a bow of silk, etc., fastened in front of the neck.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(neckties) A necktie is a narrow piece of cloth that someone, usually a man, puts under his shirt collar and ties so that the ends hang down in front. = tie N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Cravat, neck-cloth.



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