Definition of bib noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bɪb//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪb//
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  1. 1a piece of cloth or plastic that you put under a baby’s chin to protect its clothes while it is eating
  2. 2(especially British English) a piece of cloth or plastic with a number or special colours on it that people wear on their chests and backs when they are taking part in a sport, so that people know who they are
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent.: probably from Latin bibere ‘to drink’.Idioms
    your best bib and tucker
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    (humorous) your best clothes that you only wear on special occasions
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