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
Neckties and scarves are included in the tax-free promotion.
The partnership, which was initiated by the basketball league, gives Bridges’ necktie company, Mo’s Bows, the rights to manufacture and sell products that feature the logos of NBA teams, Forbes reports.
Having a floor reserved for executives, where a necktie was required for admission, conveyed too much of a command-and- control mentality, Charles Koch later wrote.
The statement noted that students can remove neckties and undo top buttons on shirts, but stated that shorts are not permitted.
Trump neckties, for instance, were at one time the best-selling ties in America. '
In the morning (10:30 a.m.- noon.), kids can help out Dad’s style by painting neckties with him over soft pretzels and juice boxes.
One ticket also includes a necktie for dad and one commemorative football.
The New York Times loosened up its necktie for this one.
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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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