neck·​wear | \ ˈnek-ˌwer How to pronounce neckwear (audio) \

Definition of neckwear

: articles of clothing (such as ties and scarves) worn about the neck

Examples of neckwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gevinson wears a camel blazer, navy-and-cream striped sweater, and silk neck scarf in the premiere that mirror Serena’s debut in a caramel leather peacoat, Breton top, and neckwear at Grand Central Station. Fawnia Soo Hoo,, 7 July 2021 For the reception, EJ swapped his tux jacket for a burgundy velvet dinner jacket also by Tom Ford, ditched his neckwear, and unbuttoned his collar at the start of dinner. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Apr. 2021 Sunglasses or goggles and a buff, neckwear that can be pulled up over the mouth and nose, help protect the face. Kelly Dinardo, New York Times, 6 Feb. 2021 Get your pet some fun neckwear with this collar, available in several shamrock and beer-glass patterns. Sara Hendricks, USA TODAY, 5 Mar. 2021 Carson tailored a single-button pantsuit by Theory, and, in lieu of traditional neckwear, tied a thin ribbon around the collar of a pale blue Uniqlo shirt. Fawnia Soo Hoo,, 12 Feb. 2021 Ardern has distanced herself from the neckwear dispute. Natasha Frost,, 10 Feb. 2021 Ginsburg explained the origins of her decorative neckwear in a 2009 interview. Jessica Gresko,, 22 Sep. 2020 Ginsburg explained the origins of her decorative neckwear in a 2009 interview. Jessica Gresko,, 22 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of neckwear

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of neckwear was in 1870

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“Neckwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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