white–tie

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adjective \ˈhwīt-ˈtī, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–tie

  1. :  characterized by or requiring the wearing of formal evening clothes consisting of white tie and tailcoat for men and a formal gown for women a white–tie dinner — compare black-tie

1849

First Known Use of white–tie

1849


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