necktie party

{n.}, {slang} A hanging by a mob; lynching. * /Cattle thieves were stealing the rancher's cattle, but the cowboys caught them and had a necktie party./ Compare: STRING UP.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • necktie party — ☆ necktie party n. Slang a hanging; esp., a lynching …   English World dictionary

  • necktie party —    a lynching    The necktie is the noose:     The solitary bent branch enough to tell any Western fan that it would eventually be used for a necktie party. (Deighton, 1972)    Also as a necktie sociable. The victim might be measured for a… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • necktie party — noun An execution by hanging, especially a lynching. I expect Ill have an invite to a necktie party some day. . . . Im always afraid the wrong necktie will be mine. Were you ever lynched? …   Wiktionary

  • necktie party — {n.}, {slang} A hanging by a mob; lynching. * /Cattle thieves were stealing the rancher s cattle, but the cowboys caught them and had a necktie party./ Compare: STRING UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • necktie\ party — noun slang A hanging by a mob; lynching. Cattle thieves were stealing the rancher s cattle, but the cowboys caught them and had a necktie party. Compare: string up …   Словарь американских идиом

  • necktie party — See a necktie party …   English idioms

  • necktie party — noun slang : lynching, hanging were threatened with mob violence, with tar and feathering and a necktie party Mari Sandoz …   Useful english dictionary

  • necktie party — Older Slang. a lynching or other execution by hanging. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • necktie party — noun N. Amer. informal a lynching or hanging …   English new terms dictionary

  • a necktie party — a hanging, a lynching    If the men catch the outlaw, they want to have a necktie party …   English idioms

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