décolleté


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dé·colle·té

 (dā′kôl-tā′)
adj.
1. Cut low at the neckline: a décolleté dress.
2. Wearing a garment that is low-cut or strapless.

[French, past participle of décolleter, to lower a neckline, uncover the neck : dé-, off (from Latin dē-; see de-) + collet, collar (from Old French, diminutive of col, neck, collar, from Latin collum, neck; see kwel- in Indo-European roots).]

décolleté

(deɪˈkɒlteɪ; French dekɔlte) or

decollete

adj
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (of a woman's garment) low-cut
2. (Clothing & Fashion) wearing a low-cut garment
n
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a low-cut neckline
4. the part of a woman's chest from the neck to the bosom
[C19: from French décolleter to cut out the neck (of a dress), from collet collar]

dé•col•le•té

or de•col•le•te

(ˌdeɪ kɒl əˈteɪ, ˌdɛk ə lə-)

adj.
1. (of a garment) low-necked.
2. wearing a low-necked garment.
[1825–35; < French: past participle of décolleter to bare the neck]

décolleté

Cut with a very low neckline to expose the upper part of the breasts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.decollete - (of a garment) having a low-cut neckline; "a low-cut neckline"
necked - having a neck or having a neck especially as specified (often used in combination)

décolleté

adjective low-cut, revealing, low-necked Many brides wear strapless or décolleté bridal gowns.

décolleté

adjective
Cut to reveal the wearer's neck, chest, and back:
Translations

décolleté

décolletée [deɪˈkɒlteɪ] ADJ [dress] → escotado; [woman] → en traje escotado

décolleté

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