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décolletage

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noun dé·col·le·tage \(ˌ)dā-ˌkä-lə-ˈtäzh, (ˌ)dā-ˌkȯl-ˈtäzh, ˌde-klə-\

Simple Definition of décolletage

  • : the top of a woman's dress, blouse, etc., that is cut very low so the top of the woman's breasts can be seen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of décolletage

  1. 1 :  the low-cut neckline of a dress

  2. 2 :  a décolleté dress

  3. 3 :  1bust 2

Origin and Etymology of décolletage

French, action of cutting or wearing a low neckline, from décolleter


First Known Use: 1894

Rhymes with décolletage


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