tie tack

\ -ˌtak How to pronounce tie tack (audio) \
variants: or tie tac

Definition of tie tack

: 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

First Known Use of tie tack

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tie tack was in 1954

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“Tie tack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie%20tack. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of tie tack

: a short pin with a separate back or clasp that fastens behind a necktie


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