string tie


: a narrow necktie

Examples of string tie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This one is designed with string ties at the neck and back, a deep V-neckline, and front ruched paneling. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 2 July 2024 Bella's white bikini top featured a halter neckline with triangular cups and string tie in the back, matching her itsy-bitsy bikini bottoms with similar side-tie string detailing. Hannah Oh, Seventeen, 6 Jan. 2023 Cloth covers are fixed to the car using either string tie-downs, or elastic. Talon Homer, Popular Mechanics, 22 June 2022 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, 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, 14 Apr. 2020 Prada created what’s perhaps the most influential string tie. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 2 Mar. 2020 The Las Olas top features long string ties and comes in a range of different colors. Amy MacKelden, Harper's BAZAAR, 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, 18 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of string tie was in 1886

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“String tie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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