What is another word for neckcloth?

Pronunciation: [nˈɛkklɒθ] (IPA)

A neckcloth is a piece of cloth worn around the neck, usually as a part of formal attire. There are different synonyms for neckcloth that can be used depending on the context and the type of clothing it is paired with. Some of these synonyms include cravat, ascot, scarf, kerchief, muffler, and bandana. Cravat is a broader term for a neckcloth used for formal occasions, while ascot is a type of cravat made from a thin, silk fabric. Scarf and kerchief are more commonly used for informal wear, and muffler and bandana are usually associated with cold weather gear or casual attire. Ultimately, choosing the right synonym for neckcloth can elevate the sophistication and style of an outfit.

Synonyms for Neckcloth:

What are the hypernyms for Neckcloth?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Neckcloth?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for neckcloth (as nouns)

Usage examples for Neckcloth

His shirt-collar was turned down, and displayed a neck covered with the same short, curling, gray hair; and he wore a coloured silk neckcloth, tied very loosely, and tucked in at the bosom, with a green paste brooch on the knot.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
He was a very large tall man, with tremendously big feet-a great man for dress-wore top-boots, white neckcloth, long blue coat, with all the et-ceteras, and used hair-powder.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders"
William M'Combie
Captain Barker, left alone, rearranged his neckcloth, contemplated his crooked legs for a moment with some disgust, and began to trot up and down the grass-plot, whistling the while with great energy and no regard for tune.
"The Blue Pavilions"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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