necktie

noun neck·tie \ ˈnek-ˌtī \

Definition of necktie

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

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First Known Use of necktie

1838


NECKTIE Defined for English Language Learners

necktie

noun

Definition of necktie for English Language Learners

  • : 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


NECKTIE Defined for Kids

necktie

noun neck·tie \ ˈnek-ˌtī \

Definition of necktie for Students

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


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