from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A man's
necktietied in a bowaround the throat.
- adjective Having the
shapethat the displayedpart of a bowtie does when the latter is tied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a man's tie that ties in a bow
Sorry, no etymologies found.
There was a completely delightful visage of writers from dapper individuals bedecked in bowtie and hats in jaunty angles to those disheveled ‘deer caught in the headlamp stares’ as newly published authors; hard to fathom that their manuscript had caught the imagination of a publishing house, clambered onto stage to face hundreds of admiring fans.
Simon Le Bon's bowtie is undone and keyboard player Nick Rhodes is smiling his Mona Lisa smile, suggesting now, as then, that he has a bit more of a handle on irony than bassist Roger Taylor.
That bowtie is really a samurai sword in disguise, after all!
Now, the man with the high-pitched laugh and bowtie is finally back – and dishing exclusive details on his recently-completed screenplay for “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse: The Movie.”
This is almost exactly what I predicted from Burton. sari well, the bowtie is awesome ....
The tux was impeccable but the bowtie was a little too narrow for his face.
The bowtie was the perfect size to frame his face.
His bowtie was a bit wide for his face, but the fact that it's slightly askew suggests that it was hand tied, and that's worth style points.
Not sure if Ian will even read this far down but dude, ANY, I mean ANY short sleeved shirt with a bowtie is a no-no, no matter how cool you may be or how warm it is.
Oh, and to answer your question, fair reader: I wore my double-breasted zoot suit, purchased for $40 at a thrift store in Pittsboro, NC - the bowtie is the Skylark from the Bow Tie Club.