bow tie

[ boh ]
/ boʊ /


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.

Origin of bow tie

First recorded in 1910–15

Example sentences from the Web for bow tie

British Dictionary definitions for bow tie

bow tie
/ (bəʊ) /


a man's tie tied in a bow, now chiefly in plain black for formal evening wear