bolo tie

or bola tie

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  1. a necktie of thin cord fastened in front with an ornamental clasp or other device.

Origin of bolo tie

1960–65; bolo, apparently an error for bola, after the tie's resemblance to a bola

Words Nearby bolo tie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use bolo tie in a sentence

  • In his bolo tie and cowboy hat, Coleman was not afraid to offer this un-PC lyric: “Hey Indian dude … don’t cope a ‘tude.”

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