Necktie vs Stickpin - What's the difference?

necktie | stickpin |


As nouns the difference between necktie and stickpin

is that necktie is a strip of cloth worn around the neck and tied in the front see also bowtie while stickpin is (us) an ornamented pin used to secure a necktie's end flat against the shirt, a tie tack.

necktie

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A strip of cloth worn around the neck and tied in the front. See also bowtie.
  • Derived terms

    * Colombian necktie * necktie party

    See also

    * (wikipedia "necktie")

    stickpin

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (US) An ornamented pin used to secure a necktie's end flat against the shirt, a tie tack.
  • *1940 , (Raymond Chandler), Farewell, My Lovely , Penguin 2010 p. 20:
  • *:The green stone in his stickpin was not quite as large as an apple.
  • Synonyms

    * tie pin * tie tack * tie tac

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