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black tie

1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or requiring formal evening dress for men, typically consisting of a tuxedo or dinner jacket with a tie. Often hyphenated. I'm having a black-tie party for my 30th birthday, so don't show up in jeans and a T-shirt! The gala will be strictly black tie: no guests will be admitted without proper attire.
2. noun Formal evening dress code for men, typically consisting of a black tuxedo or dinner jacket with matching trousers and bow tie. The gentlemen, all of them in black tie, posed for the publicity photograph.
See also: black, tie
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Jim Clarke, owner of Clarke Energy, was named DLA Piper Business Person of the Year at the blacktie awards ceremony held at St George's Hall.
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About Roselyn, Nancy Koontz of Blacktie Colorado stated, “She's always thinking of the less fortunate who need a helping hand, and she likes getting involved in causes that are close to her heart rather than just showing up for an event.
Gemma scooped the top prize in the transport and vehicle maintenance category, and returned from the blacktie event in Stoke with a glass trophy, certificate, pounds 50 prize money and a trip to visit the FAUN Zoeller factory in Germany, which builds bin wagons.
I'm off to Blacktie later to get my topper and tails for Epsom next week.
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