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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com) THIS silky cream is intended to enhance the delicate skin on your decollete and bust, and, having used it twice daily for a few weeks, I can vouch for the fact it firms the area.
com) This silky cream is intended to enhance the delicate skin on your decollete and bust, and having used it twice daily for a few weeks, I can vouch for the fact it firms the area.
Formula Advanced Cosmetox+ Anti-Crepe Neck & Decollete Cream, PS18
The last couple of months has seen a slew of products hit the market among them Origins Plantscription powerful lifting neck and decollete treatment, PS52 and Elemis Pro-Collagen Neck and Decollete Balm, PS49 (feelunique.