black tie Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “black tie” in the English Dictionary

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black tienoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌblækˈtaɪ/
clothes, ​including for men a ​black bow tie , ​worn for very ​formalsocialoccasions: Do we need to ​wearblacktie?
adj uk   us  
a black-tie ​event Tonight's ​dinner is black-tie.
(Definition of black tie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “black tie”
in Chinese (Simplified) (正式的)宴会礼服…
in Chinese (Traditional) (正式的)宴會禮服…
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