décolletage

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

Definition of décolletage

  1. 1 :  the low-cut neckline of a dress

  2. 2 :  a dress having a low-cut neckline

  3. 3 :  1bust 2 exposing too much of her décolletage

Origin and Etymology of décolletage

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


First Known Use: 1894


DÉCOLLETAGE Defined for English Language Learners

décolletage

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

Definition of décolletage for English Language Learners

  • : 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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