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black tie

n.
1. A black bow tie worn with a tuxedo.
2. Semiformal evening wear, usually requiring a tuxedo for men and an evening gown or cocktail dress for women.

black′-tie′ adj.

black tie

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket
2. (modifier) denoting an occasion when a dinner jacket should be worn

black′ tie′


n.
1. a black bow tie, worn with semiformal evening dress.
2. semiformal evening dress for men.
[1855–60]

black′-tie′



adj.
requiring that male guests wear semiformal evening dress: a black-tie reception.
[1930–35]

black tie

A black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket by men on formal occasions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black tie - semiformal evening dress for menblack tie - semiformal evening dress for men  
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
2.black tie - a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacketblack tie - a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket
bow tie, bowtie, bow-tie - a man's tie that ties in a bow
Translations

black tie

n "black tie" (on invitations) → "abito scuro"
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