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.
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tie tack

,

tie-tack

or

tietac

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

(or tac`),


n.
[1950–55]
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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
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Translations

tie tack

n (Am) → fermacravatta m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The Ascot Tie is worn on formal occasions, and is usually folded over, and tightened with a pin or a tie tack. The Ascot Tie comes from British descent, and over time has become a traditional figure in custom British and
I've also bought some of Melania's bracelets, several Trump ties, a tie tack, and a polo shirt that says "Trump International Golf Resort," which I wore to a party and got spit on by a guest.
Tucked in her bouquet was her maternal grandmother's sapphire cross pendant with her maternal grandfather's diamond tie tack mounted at the center.
I was dressed in my black conservative suit, complete with tie tack and cuff links.
help him show he's proud to be Scottish with this Thistle tie tack from Ortak, either pounds 25 in silver or pounds 110 in gold.
One of the more unusual political buttons from the 1950s was actually a tie tack.