Meaning of Windsor tie in English:

Windsor tie


dated US
  • A wide silk bias-cut tie, tied in a loose double knot.

    • ‘There was also more latitude with neck wear than with a Frock Suit, with Windsor ties more common than bow ties.’
    • ‘Typically, your collar should be up to allow ease of maneuvering, and to prevent creases in your tie while tying the Full Windsor tie knot.’
    • ‘Democratic Representative Robert Alexis Green, wearer of flowing Windsor ties, announced that he would never again attend a White House function as long as the Hoovers were there.’
    • ‘All of our new and existing inventory of full back vest lines will now be available with bows as well as Windsor ties.’
    • ‘Today it is acceptable for a man to wear different colored tuxedo shirts, a vest instead of a cummerbund, a solid colored long tie referred to as a Windsor tie, a button instead of a tie, or a selected combination of the above.’