bib shorts

plural noun

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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First Known Use of bib shorts

1986


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