Definition of necktie
: a narrow length of material worn about the neck and tied in front; especially : four-in-hand
Recent Examples of necktie from the Web
The New York Times loosened up its necktie for this one.
Restraints can range from, yes, Christian Grey’s neckties, to handcuffs and elaborate rope-tying (called shibari), to even straight jackets.
At its annual summit in Switzerland, the group took up a somewhat less-pressing initiative — a necktie ban.
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First Known Use of necktie
NECKTIE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of necktie for Students
: a narrow length of material worn under the collar and tied in front
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