best bib and tucker

noun

: best clothes
not often in formal use
strutting in their best bib and tuckerC. G. Bowers

Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of best bib and tucker was in 1747

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“Best bib and tucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/best%20bib%20and%20tucker. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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