Definition of bib shorts
: an article of clothing worn chiefly by bicyclists which consists of tight-fitting shorts that extend upwards on the torso and two straps that pass over the shoulders Bib shorts may look ridiculous, but with their inbuilt padding they are the most comfortable for anyone planning a long ride or week-long cycling holiday. — Charles Starmer-Smith, Daily Telegraph (London), 24 July 2010
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