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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bow-tie mean? 

BOW-TIE (noun)
  The noun BOW-TIE has 1 sense:

1. a man's tie that ties in a bow

  Familiarity information: BOW-TIE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BOW-TIE (noun)

Sense 1bow-tie [BACK TO TOP]


A man's tie that ties in a bow

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


bow tie; bow-tie; bowtie

Hypernyms ("bow-tie" is a kind of...):

necktie; tie (neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bow-tie"):

black tie (a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket)

white tie (bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dress)

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