- 1. Having a job that requires you to wear a tie. 2. A yuppie. 3. A person who is overly conservative. 4. Someone wearing a tie.
I saw a guy in Starbucks this morning wearing a suit. Definitely a tie job.
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tie — [taɪ] verb tied PTandPP tying PRESPART tie up phrasal verb [transitive] 1. tie ↔ something up to use money for something so that it is not easily available to be used for anything else … Financial and business terms
tie — n 1 *bond, band 2 *draw, stalemate, deadlock, standoff Analogous words: equality, equivalence (see corresponding adjectives at SAME) tie vb Tie, bind both mean to make fast or secure. They are often used interchangeably without marked loss, but… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
tie (something) to (something) — to connect one thing to another. Any increase in pay is tied to doing a better job … New idioms dictionary
tie — tie1 W3S2 [taı] v past tense and past participle tied present participle tying ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(string/rope)¦ 2¦(game/competition)¦ 3 be tied to something 4 be tied to/by something 5 tie the knot 6 tie yourself (up) in knots 7 tie one on … Dictionary of contemporary English
tie — 1 /taI/ verb 1 STRING/ROPE a) (T) to fasten one thing to another with a piece of string, rope etc: tie sth to/behind/onto etc: Tie this label onto your suitcase. | tie sb to sth: They tied him to a lamp post and beat him up. | tie sb s hands/feet … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
tie — /tuy/, v., tied, tying, n. v.t. 1. to bind, fasten, or attach with a cord, string, or the like, drawn together and knotted: to tie a tin can on a dog s tail. 2. to draw together the parts of with a knotted string or the like: to tie a bundle… … Universalium
tie — [[t]taɪ[/t]] v. tied, ty•ing, n. 1) to bind or fasten with a cord, string, or the like: to tie a bundle[/ex] 2) to fasten by tightening and knotting the string or strings of: to tie one s shoes[/ex] 3) to draw or fasten together into a knot or… … From formal English to slang
tie down — v. (D; tr.) to tie down to (he was tied down to his job) * * * [ taɪ daʊn] (D; tr.) to tie down to (he was tie downd down to his job) … Combinatory dictionary
tie up — Synonyms and related words: Anschluss, act in concert, act together, addition, affiliate, affiliation, afterthought, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alight, alignment, alliance, ally, amalgamate, amalgamation, anchor,… … Moby Thesaurus
tie someone down — she was afraid of being tied down.: See tie verb sense 3. → tie * * * restrict someone to a particular situation or place she didn t want to be tied down by a full time job … Useful english dictionary