a small necktie tied in a bow at the collar.
a sweet roll or Danish pastry having a shape similar to that of a bow tie or butterfly.
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How to use bow tie in a sentence
May is seen smiling in a suit and red bowtie with white polka dots in his profile photo.
He tells Lloyd Grove about his “nurturing” brother Rahm, fighting off bullies in Chicago, and why he disdains “bowtie Jews.”America’s Power Brothers: Ezekiel Emanuel on the Famous Three | Lloyd Grove | April 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Williams talks to Benjamin Sarlin about his plan to win, his friendship with George W. Bush, and his trademark bowtie.
There usually aren't too many African-American men sporting a giant bowtie and cowboy boots speaking at conservative gatherings.
Ralph Lauren mingles nearby in a tuxedo-jacket, bowtie and faded blue jeans with his wife, Ricky.
British Dictionary definitions for bow tie
a man's tie tied in a bow, now chiefly in plain black for formal evening wear
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