white tie

Definitions of white tie

n formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men

dress suit, full dress, tail coat, tailcoat, tails, white tie and tails
Type of:
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear
attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening

n bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dress

Type of:
bow tie, bow-tie, bowtie
a man's tie that ties in a bow

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