décolletage

noun
dé·col·le·tage | \(ˌ)dā-ˌkä-lə-ˈtäzh, (ˌ)dā-ˌkȯl-ˈtäzh, ˌde-klə-\

Definition of décolletage 

1 : the low-cut neckline of a dress

2 : a dress having a low-cut neckline

3 : bust entry 1 sense 2 exposing too much of her décolletage

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In fact, dermatologists consider the face and neck as a part of one skin unit because your decolletage is susceptible to the same signs of skin damage. Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, SELF, "The 9 Best Skin-Care Tips I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Being a Beauty Editor," 13 July 2018 Your neck and decolletage deserve as much TLC as your mug. Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, SELF, "The 9 Best Skin-Care Tips I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Being a Beauty Editor," 13 July 2018 In the gala hallways, fashion was everywhere, as was decolletage. The Masked Observer, AL.com, "The Masked Observer discovers a lot of Eastern Shore energy with the Pierrettes," 31 Jan. 2018 After the party were the after parties, and even more decolletage-friendly gown. Rachel Torgerson, Cosmopolitan, "See the Sexiest Cleavage Looks From the Golden Globes," 9 Jan. 2017 Wendy R., Fort Wayne, Ind. Dear Readers: When applying moisturizer to a clean face, don’t forget your neck and decolletage (the upper chest). Hints From Heloise, star-telegram, "It’s time to give Mom something from the heart," 10 May 2017 Presenter Taraji Henson, in off-shoulder deep blue by Alberta Ferretti and a diamond necklace perfect to show off her decolletage. Leanne Italie, Orange County Register, "See stars on the red carpet at the 89th Academy Awards," 27 Feb. 2017 Wendy R., Fort Wayne, Ind. Dear Readers: When applying moisturizer to a clean face, don’t forget your neck and decolletage (the upper chest). Hints From Heloise, star-telegram.com, "It’s time to give Mom something from the heart," 10 May 2017 There ought to be, like, plastic beads and a lot of decolletage. Bruce Sterling, WIRED, "Text of SXSW2013 closing remarks by Bruce Sterling," 13 Apr. 2013

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First Known Use of décolletage

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for décolletage

French, action of cutting or wearing a low neckline, from décolleter — see décolleté entry 1

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décolletage

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English Language Learners Definition of décolletage

: the top of a woman's dress, blouse, etc., that is cut very low so the top of the woman's breasts can be seen

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