bolo tie

noun bo·lo tie \ˈbō-lō-\
variants: or

bola tie

play \-lə-\

Definition of bolo tie

  1. :  a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie —called also bolo

Origin and Etymology of bolo tie

probably from bola

First Known Use: 1954

BOLO TIE Defined for English Language Learners

bolo tie

noun bo·lo tie \ˈbō-lō-\

Definition of bolo tie for English Language Learners

  • : a string that is worn around the neck and is held in place by a decorative piece in the front

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