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décolleté

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adjective dé·col·le·té \(ˌ)dā-ˌkäl-ˈtā, -ˌkȯl-, -lə-ˈtā; also dā-ˈkȯl-tā\

Definition of décolleté

  1. 1 :  wearing a strapless or low-necked dress décolleté young women

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

Origin and Etymology of décolleté

French, from past participle of décolleter to give a low neckline to, from dé- de- + collet collar, from Old French colet, from col collar, neck, from Latin collum neck


First Known Use: 1831


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décolleté

noun dé·col·le·té
variants: or less commonly

decollete

Definition of décolleté

Origin and Etymology of décolleté

see 1décolleté


First Known Use: 1894

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