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tiepin

Line breaks: tie¦pin
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪpɪn
 
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Definition of tiepin in English:

noun

An ornamental pin for holding a tie in place.
Example sentences
  • Men were given the choice of a tiepin or lapel badge.
  • It's really aggravating, but I don't want to wear a tiepin and look like a total geek either.
  • However, more modish philosophical gentlemen of the period looked quite different, usually sporting a fashionably ‘lank’ hairstyle, a shortened form of frock coat, and a stock fastened with a tiepin.

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