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bow tie

 (bō)
n.
A short necktie fashioned into a bowknot close to the throat.

bow tie

(bəʊ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's tie tied in a bow, now chiefly in plain black for formal evening wear

bow′ tie′

(boʊ)
n.
1. a small necktie tied in a bow at the collar.
2. something, as a sweet roll, shaped like this.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bow tie - a man's tie that ties in a bowbow tie - a man's tie that ties in a bow  
black tie - a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket
necktie, tie - 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"
white tie - bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dress
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