necktie

[ nek-tahy ]
/ ˈnɛkˌtaɪ /

noun

a band of decorative fabric worn around the neck, under the collar, and tied in front to hang down the front of a shirt or to form a small bow.
any band, scarf, or tie fastened at the front of the neck.
Slang. a hangman's rope.

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Origin of necktie

First recorded in 1830–40; neck + tie

OTHER WORDS FROM necktie

necktieless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for necktie

necktie
/ (ˈnɛkˌtaɪ) /

noun

the US name for tie (def. 11)
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