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bootlace tie

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Definition of bootlace tie in English:

noun

British
A narrow necktie, popular in the 1950s.
Example sentences
  • The driver's unfeasibly large sideburns, his bootlace tie and his far too cheerful demeanour were all clues.
  • His attackers decided he was a goth, yet his only fashion crime was wearing a bootlace tie in the style of Bono.
  • Strung round his neck was a huge ram's head bootlace tie with emeralds for eyes, and his feet were clad in a pair of pristine, silver-capped boots.

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