Necktie



[nek-tahy] /ˈnɛkˌtaɪ/

noun
1.
a band of decorative fabric worn around the , under the collar, and in front to hang down the front of a shirt or to form a small bow.
2.
any band, scarf, or fastened at the front of the .
3.
Slang. a hangman’s rope.
/ˈnɛkˌtaɪ/
noun
1.
the US name for tie (sense 11)
n.

1838, from neck (n.) + tie (n.). American English slang necktie party “a lynching” is recorded from 1871.

noun

The noose used in a hanging: They’ll put a necktie on you (1871+)

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  • Necktie-party

    noun, Older Slang. 1. a lynching or other execution by hanging. noun execution by hanging; also called necktie social , [necktie sociable] Usage Note slang noun phrase A hanging or lynching (1871+)

  • Necktie sociable

    noun See necktie party noun phrase A hanging or lynching (1871+)



  • Necktie social

    noun See necktie party noun phrase A hanging or lynching (1871+)

  • Neckwear

    [nek-wair] /ˈnɛkˌwɛər/ noun 1. articles of dress round or at the . /ˈnɛkˌwɛə/ noun 1. articles of clothing, such as ties, scarves, etc, worn around the neck



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