white tie and tails

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for white tie and tails

References in periodicals archive ?
As Mr McGuinness dined, Victor Barker stood outside Windsor Castle gates with a placard that read: "A terrorist in white tie and tails is still a terrorist.
We were all back at the hotel having breakfast and suddenly looming up in the doorway in his white tie and tails with a springbok round his neck bleeding blood all down the front of his white waistcoat was Blair.
A terrorist in white tie and tails is still a terrorist" - Victor Barker, whose 12-year-old son James was killed in the Omagh bombing outrage in 1998, protesting at the attendance of former IRA commander Martin McGuinness at a state banquet with the Queen.
There was also the duet, Top Hat and Tails, created for him and John Curry in 1979 by Peter Gennaro, to Irving Berlin's "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails.
Performing Friday night at the Greek Theatre, John McDermott, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan leave the Italian and German arias to Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras, instead presenting pub classics with the polish of white tie and tails and the flourish of the Royal Philharmonic.
Pictures of Martin McGuinness in white tie and tails toasting the Queen make me ask why Sinn Fein's five MPs continue refusing to take the parliamentary oath of loyalty.
With his frameless clear glasses he looks like someone you would see strolling around a college campus rather than where you might usually picture him, sitting behind a grand piano, attired in white tie and tails, crooning a Gershwin or Porter tune.
When we arrived at the palace we saw all his old ANC comrades, now his new cabinet, dressed in white tie and tails.
To create his ``Anthropometry'' series, Yves Klein dressed in white tie and tails to ``conduct'' nude female models as they smeared themselves in blue paint, then imprinted their bodies on white paper.
One starred Tommy Tune and was called White Tie And Tails.
In minces a New Russian fop in white tie and tails, spewing English and French words and grandiose decorating schemes.