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Meaning of “bow tie” in the English Dictionary

"bow tie" in British English

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bow tienoun [C]

uk   /ˌbəʊˈtaɪ/  us   /ˌboʊ-/
a ​specialtype of tie (= a ​strip of ​cloth put around a ​collar) in the ​shape of a bow, ​wornespecially by men on ​formaloccasions
(Definition of bow tie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bow tie" in American English

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bow tienoun [C]

 /ˈboʊ ˈtɑi/
a ​specialtype of tie (= ​strip of ​cloth put around a ​collar) that is ​tied in the way that you tie a ​shoe
(Definition of bow tie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bow tie”
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝶形领结…
in Turkish papyon kravat…
in Russian галстук-бабочка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蝶形領結…
in Polish muszka…
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