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Bow tie   /baʊ taɪ/   Listen
Bow tie

noun
1.
A man's tie that ties in a bow.  Synonyms: bow-tie, bowtie.






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"Bow tie" Quotes from Famous Books



... comparatively young when he took his hat off, having fair hair parted in the middle and carefully curled on each side, and lively movements, especially of the hands. He had a dandified monocle slung round his neck by a broad black ribbon, and a big bow tie, as if a big American moth had alighted on him. His dress and gestures were bright enough for a boy's; it was only when you looked at the fish-bone face that you beheld something acrid and old. His manners were excellent, though hardly English, and he had two half-conscious tricks by which ...
— Manalive • G. K. Chesterton

... and I turn Jacks over to you. He wore bright blue clothes, yellow shoes, and a bow tie made of the same cloth ...
— Options • O. Henry

... in black coat and waistcoat, the latter showing a white triangle of hard-polished shirt and a black bow tie, with indefinite gray trousers and square-toed boots by no means new. His middle was crossed by a thick silver watch-chain, and curious, old-fashioned buttons of agate set in square frames of gold fastened his round stiff cuffs of yesterday. ...
— Red Masquerade • Louis Joseph Vance



Words linked to "Bow tie" :   bow-tie, bowtie, necktie, black tie, tie, white tie



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