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necktie

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noun neck·tie \-ˌtī\

Simple Definition of necktie

  • : a long piece of cloth that is worn by men around the neck and under a collar and that is tied in front with a knot at the top

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of necktie

  1. :  a narrow length of material worn about the neck and tied in front; especially :  four-in-hand

1838

First Known Use of necktie

1838


NECKTIE Defined for Kids

necktie

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noun neck·tie \ˈnek-ˌtī\

Definition of necktie for Students

  1. :  a narrow length of material worn under the collar and tied in front




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