- n a man's tie that ties in a bow
- But modern, mostly decorative neckwear dates from King Louis XIV of France, who first popularized the tie's predecessor, the cravat, after spotting the bow-tie-like embellishment .
- Her circus-aerialist bustier is fronted with a bow-tie bodice; a top hat frames her pale face.
- Colin Cowherd in Roanoke Times
UVa football is the softest bunch of creampuff, bow-tie wearing, brie-cheese-eating, ascot-wearing wussies I have ever seen in my life,Cowherd said. "There's not a softer bunch of cookie-dough-eating wienies than the UVa football...