from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short necktie fashioned into a bowknot close to the throat.
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- n. Alternative spelling of bowtie.
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- n. a man's tie that ties in a bow
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To their right, behind a small table, sat a good-looking if steroidally burly doorman in a white shirt, red bow tie and black jeans.
With the spots before her eyes dissipating to a hard white glow, Conroy approached the doorman—a big, bald, olive-skinned, Tony Orlando-mustached ex-linebacker in a white shirt, black bow tie and tuxedo pants.
Obedient to my sense of duty, I handed her the last vestiges of my former glory: my dinner jacket trousers not yet run in, my Turnbull & Asser bow tie to match, my pleated dress shirt of best sea-island cotton, my onyx dress studs and cufflinks, silk socks, patent leather shoes.
His wiry hair was flecked salt-and-pepper, and he wore a Stars-and-Stripes bow tie that evidenced a sense of humor legendary on the district court bench.
She pictured Mrs. Scott with a groom in a bow tie and gym shorts, the two of them reciting vows on a treadmill.
Described by his son as a “short, thick-set man with keen blue eyes overshadowed by ill-kept, shaggy eyebrows,” Ewing invariably wore a gray suit, “a mauve shirt, a white butterfly collar, and a dark blue bow tie with white spots.”
The captain was wearing a white dinner jacket with a plaid bow tie and matching cummerbund-appropriate attire for greeting customers at the Fat Chance Casino, but a bit out of place in the field.
The man carried himself with the pompous rigidity of renaissance aristocracy, continuously stroking the out-of-place bow tie that he wore beneath his knee-length camel-hair coat.
It helped that he looked so trustworthy, like a small-town doctor, with his glasses and bow tie and basset-hound face.
Inside, seated at a long table with Harold, Sara, and Dalila, we had salad and bread, then two pasta dishesa simple bow tie dusted in a light tomato sauce, and a more complicated penne in a creamy curry sauce with morsels of the Barcolas own sausage mixed in.