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bib

play
verb \ˈbib\

Definition of bib

bibbedbib·bing

  1. :  drink



Examples of bib

  1. <the old professor has been known to bib on occasion>



Origin of bib

Middle English bibben


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with bib


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bib

noun

Simple Definition of bib

  • : a piece of cloth or plastic that is worn under a baby's chin while the baby is eating

  • : the part of a piece of clothing (such as an apron) that covers the area above a person's waist

Full Definition of bib

  1. 1 :  a cloth or plastic shield tied under the chin to protect the clothes

  2. 2 :  the part of an apron or of overalls extending above the waist

  3. 3 :  a patch of differently colored feathers or fur immediately below the bill or chin of a bird or mammal

bibbed play \ˈbibd\ adjective
bib·less play \ˈbib-ləs\ adjective

1580

First Known Use of bib

1580


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bib

abbreviation

Definition of bib

  1. 1 Bible

  2. 2 biblical





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