white tie

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white tie

n.
1. A white bow tie worn as a part of formal evening dress.
2. Formal evening wear, usually requiring a tailcoat for men and an evening gown for women. White tie is considered the most formal category of evening wear.

white′-tie′ adj.

white tie

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a white bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dress
2. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. formal evening dress for men
b. (as modifier): a white-tie occasion.

white′ tie′


n.
1. a white bow tie, worn with formal evening dress.
2. formal evening dress for men (disting. from black tie).

white′-tie′



adj.
requiring that male guests wear formal attire.

white tie

A white bow tie worn by men as part of formal evening dress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white tie - bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dresswhite tie - bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dress
bow tie, bowtie, bow-tie - a man's tie that ties in a bow
2.white tie - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for menwhite tie - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
morning coat, swallowtail, swallow-tailed coat - a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back
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