bib necklace

noun

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 PurdenToronto Star27 Feb. 1988
  • This dramatic piece of jewelry consisted of multi-strands of pearls overlaying a bib necklace of rhinestones.
  • —Mary TomerMrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy2009
  • MARNI is known for its inventive, statement-making jewelry, and this silk hand-embroidered bib necklace with beading … is no exception.
  • —Chelsea ZalopanyNew York Times28 Nov. 2010

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First Known Use of bib necklace

1892


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