string tie

noun

Definition of string tie

: a narrow necktie

Examples of string tie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Below that, her bikini bottom was just a patch of cloth in the front, held up by thin strings tied into a small bow. New York Times, "‘How to Pronounce Knife,’ by Souvankham Thammavongsa: An Excerpt," 21 Apr. 2020 Unions for airline employees also fought against financial strings tied to the grants, fearing that airlines might skip aid and layoff employees instead of taking what amounts to loans. Dallas News, "American, Southwest reach deal with feds on nearly $14 billion in aid as part of airline bailout," 14 Apr. 2020 Prada created what’s perhaps the most influential string tie. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Bolo Ties: How Western Neckwear Staged a Comeback," 2 Mar. 2020 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, BostonGlobe.com, "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

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First Known Use of string tie

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“String tie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/string%20tie. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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