tie tack


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tie tack

n.
A short pin with a decorative head, used to attach a tie to a shirt front by means of a snap or chain.

tie tack

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tie-tack

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tietac

n
(Clothing & Fashion) US a pin used to fasten a tie to the front of a shirt

tie′ tack`

(or tac`),


n.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tie tack - a pin used to hold the tie in place
pin - a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
Translations

tie tack

n (Am) → fermacravatta m inv
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Tucked in her bouquet was her maternal grandmother's sapphire cross pendant with her maternal grandfather's diamond tie tack mounted at the center.
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One of the more unusual political buttons from the 1950s was actually a tie tack.
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IN THE '50s, BUSINESS AFFTRE FOR MEN generally consisted of three items: a gray flannel suit, a red tie and a tie tack in the shape of the company logo.