tie tack

noun

variants or tie tac
: an ornamented pin with a receiving button or clasp that is used to attach the two parts of a necktie together or to attach a necktie to a shirt

Word History

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tie tack was in 1954

Dictionary Entries Near tie tack

Cite this Entry

“Tie tack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie%20tack. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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