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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 ?
Broad-brimmed white hats and Panamas, blue-cotton trousers, light-colored stockings, cambric frills, were all here displayed; while upon shirt-fronts, wristbands, and neckties, upon every finger, even upon the very ears, they wore an assortment of rings, shirt-pins, brooches, and trinkets, of which the value only equaled the execrable taste.
I know an Esquimau in Upernavik who sends to Cincinnati for his neckties, and I saw a goatherder in Uruguay who won a prize in a Battle Creek breakfast food puzzle competition.
Who else do you suppose brings him his Christmas neckties and stockings?
Very good people indeed, you will notice, dress altogether in black, even to gloves and neckties, and they will probably take to black shirts before long.
Even if the hero is merely an honest boy trying to get his living, he is not permitted to do so in a natural way, by hard work and years of patient effort, but is suddenly adopted by a millionaire whose pocket-book he has returned; or a rich uncle appears from sea just in the nick of time; or the remarkable boy earns a few dollars, speculates in pea-nuts or neckties, and grows rich so rapidly that Sinbad in the diamond valley is a pauper compared to him.
Of course not, but I don't see the use of your having seventeen waistcoats, endless neckties, and a new hat every time you come home.
Joe gave a pull at his necktie and a twitch at his jacket, and was off in a moment.
Which means, you've borrowed an idea, stripped it of all that gave it its force, and want to make believe that it's something new," said Nikolay, angrily tugging at his necktie.
Finally he tied his necktie with a curse, and went down to breakfast with little of his good-humour left.
Then he turned, and advanced into the room with such determination that the very ends of his quaintly old-fashioned bow necktie seemed to bristle with unspeakable menaces.
I guess you'll have to stop dancing and wear a white necktie then.
It was not until he had reached his own room and was tying his necktie that he became aware of a sound that lingered unpleasantly in his ears.