string tie


Definition of string tie

: a narrow necktie

Examples of string tie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The Las Olas top features long string ties and comes in a range of different colors. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Emily Ratajkowski Just Wore a Bikini Under Her Suit at New York Fashion Week," 8 Sep. 2019 This question runs through Hyde’s beautiful prose like a bright red thread, or perhaps a string tied around your finger. Michael S. Roth, Washington Post, "To find serenity, freedom and creativity, sometimes it’s best to forget," 18 July 2019 The agent then spoke their words directly to me in London, the string tying together our trans-Atlantic tin cans. Lauren Fitzpatrick,, "Before video chat, calling my deaf parents meant talking through a stranger," 18 May 2018 Grammy-winning country music star Reba McEntire dons the iconic white suit, black string tie, glasses, white wig and, yes, goatee as part of ad campaign for the fast-food chain's new Smoky Mountain BBQ fried chicken. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Country singer Reba McEntire is KFC's newest Col. Sanders," 25 Jan. 2018 Cover bowl with waxed paper and secure it with a string tied snugly around under the rim; cover with a piece of aluminum foil. Donald Gilliland, The Seattle Times, "Stir up a Victorian Christmas Pudding, Pittsburgh style," 24 Dec. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'string tie.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of string tie

1886, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about string tie

Statistics for string tie

Last Updated

15 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for string tie

The first known use of string tie was in 1886

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on string tie

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with string tie

Comments on string tie

What made you want to look up string tie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a topic to which one constantly reverts

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!