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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The therapist cleanses and massages the bust before a soft peel is used to brighten the often lacklustre skin of the decollete followed by an AHA micro-peel.
That is why Somme Institute, the leading research skin care company, has created "Neckline," a breakthrough anti-aging cream for the neck and decollete that firms, tones, tightens, and erases years of sun damage when used alone or in conjunction with Somme Institute's 5 Step Regimen.
In fact, it's more like a really deep-cleaning facial with the only actual abrasion coming in the form of the Daily Refining Scrub massaged over the face, neck and decollete after the first of the two masks.
Apply to face, neck and decollete before bed on April 14th and wake up with an effortless tax day glow.
It'll catch the light on the tops of your shoulders, collarbones and decollete without staining your clothes.