bow tienoun [ C ]uk /ˌbəʊ ˈtaɪ/ us /ˌboʊ ˈtaɪ/
Examples from literature
- He was dressed all in black with a dark green bow tie.
- He was soberly dressed 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.
- He wore bright blue clothes, yellow shoes, and a bow tie made of the same cloth as his shirt.
- Next he produced a soft tennis shirt, which he exchanged for the linen one he had on, and an old bow tie took the place of the blue four-in-hand which he usually wore.
- She wore a gray skirt and a waist of white, with a severely starched collar about her throat, and a black bow tie.