a short, very narrow, and unflared necktie, usually tied in a bow.
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Origin of string tie
First recorded in 1915–20
Words nearby string tie
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Example sentences from the Web for string tie
Sue asked, pointing to a carefully arranged effect of the "string-tie" variety.Blue Bonnet in Boston|Caroline E. Jacobs
British Dictionary definitions for string tie
a very narrow tie, usually tied in a bow
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