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bib

verb \ ˈbib \

Definition of bib

bibbed; bibbing

Examples of bib in a Sentence

  1. the old professor has been known to bib on occasion

Origin and Etymology of bib

Middle English bibben

bib Synonyms

Synonyms
drink, booze, guzzle, liquor (up), lush (up) [slang], soak, tipple
Related Words
carouse, revel; imbibe, nip
Near Antonyms
abstain

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bib

noun

Definition of bib

1 :a cloth or plastic shield tied under the chin to protect the clothes
2 :the part of an apron or of overalls extending above the waist
3 :a patch of differently colored feathers or fur immediately below the bill or chin of a bird or mammal

bibbed

play \ˈbibd\ adjective

bibless

play \ˈbib-ləs\ adjective

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First Known Use of bib

1580


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bib

abbreviation

Definition of bib

1 Bible
2 biblical

BIB Defined for English Language Learners

bib

noun

Definition of bib for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of cloth or plastic that is worn under a baby's chin while the baby is eating

  • : the part of a piece of clothing (such as an apron) that covers the area above a person's waist


BIB Defined for Kids

bib

noun \ ˈbib \

Definition of bib for Students

1 :a cloth or plastic shield fastened under the chin (as of a young child) to protect the clothes
2 :the upper part of an apron or of overalls


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