Saturday, June 18, 2011

cravat

cravat [ kruh'-VAT ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 a scarf or a band of cloth worn esp. by men around the neck; a necktie
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 With his shaven head, wearing a black overcoat, with black trousers, black shoes and a black cravat tied around his neck, he cut an intimidating and somewhat sinister figure.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 To an observer standing out in the center of the road looking back toward the tables in the shade of the oak tree, he would have looked stern and uncomfortable in his black coat, the white dressing twisted about his neck like a tight cravat.