bib necklace


Definition of bib necklace

: a necklace with a broad front section that covers part of the chest … immense bib necklaces encrusted with precious stones.— Carolyn Purden, Toronto Star, 27 Feb. 1988 This dramatic piece of jewelry consisted of multi-strands of pearls overlaying a bib necklace of rhinestones.— Mary Tomer, Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy, 2009 MARNI is known for its inventive, statement-making jewelry, and this silk hand-embroidered bib necklace with beading … is no exception.— Chelsea Zalopany, New York Times, 28 Nov. 2010

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First Known Use of bib necklace

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Bib necklace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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