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neck·tie

 (nĕk′tī′)
n.
A narrow fabric band of varying length worn around the neck and tied in a knot or bow close to the throat.

necktie

(ˈnɛkˌtaɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the US name for tie11

neck•tie

(ˈnɛkˌtaɪ)

n.
a band of decorative fabric worn around the neck under the collar and tied in front with the ends hanging down or looped into a bow.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.necktie - neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the frontnecktie - 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"
bola, bola tie, bolo, bolo tie - a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
bow tie, bowtie, bow-tie - a man's tie that ties in a bow
four-in-hand - a long necktie that is tied in a slipknot with one end hanging in front of the other
neckwear - articles of clothing worn about the neck
old school tie - necktie indicating the school the wearer attended
string tie - a very narrow necktie usually tied in a bow
Windsor tie - a wide necktie worn in a loose bow
Translations
رباطرباط العنقربطة العنقرَبْطَة العُنُق
corbata
vázankakravata
slips
kravato
kravattisolmio
kravata
nyakkendő
dasi
bindihálsbindislifsi
ネクタイ
넥타이
cravata
kravataкравата
slips
kravatboyunbağı

necktie

[ˈnektaɪ] Ncorbata f

necktie

[ˈnɛktaɪ] n (mainly US)cravate f

necktie

[ˈnɛkˌtaɪ] n (esp Am) → cravatta

neck1

(nek) noun
1. the part of the body between the head and chest. She wore a scarf around her neck.
2. the part of an article of clothing that covers that part of the body. The neck of that shirt is dirty.
3. anything like a neck in shape or position. the neck of a bottle.
ˈnecklace (-ləs) noun
a string of jewels, beads etc worn around the neck. a diamond necklace.
ˈneckline noun
the edge of a piece of clothing at or around a person's neck. The dress has a very low neckline.
ˈnecktie noun
(American) a man's tie.
neck and neck
(in a race) exactly equal. The horses were neck and neck as they came up to the finish.
References in classic literature ?
Am I as crazy as Therese I asked myself with a passing chill of fear, while occupied in equalizing the ends of my neck-tie.
About the time I finished with my neck-tie I had done with life too.
But the fact is, W'isky was jealous o' ME"--and the little wretch actually swelled out like a turkeycock and made a pretense of adjusting an imaginary neck-tie, noting the effect in the palm of his hand, held up before him to represent a mirror.
And Mental Arithmetic, administered by Miss Peecher, often devoted itself to providing Bradley Headstone with a wardrobe of fabulous extent: fourscore and four neck-ties at two and ninepence-halfpenny, two gross of silver watches at four pounds fifteen and sixpence, seventy-four black hats at eighteen shillings; and many similar superfluities.
Their battle over whether or not Peralta is going to wear a neck-tie might not set the world on fire, but Samberg is ridiculously watchable, and the rest of the cast already has the chemistry in place to make this a winning ensemble.
50, Marks and Spencer; shoes, PS69, Jones Bootmaker This pretty polka-dot blouse with neck-tie detail is very Marc Jacobs and looks great with jeans and a pair of colourful flats.
Then the younger one, her arms over both their shoulders, to the man: 'Gee, I like your neck-tie.
Much as the burka is a major problem in these days of recession, wars and worldwide natural disasters it is my belief, however, that the biggest threat to us is the neck-tie.
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