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bib

 (bĭb)
n.
1. A piece of cloth or plastic secured under the chin and worn, especially by small children, to protect the clothing while eating.
2.
a. The part of an apron or pair of overalls worn over the chest: "The day my son Laurie started kindergarten he renounced corduroy overalls with bibs and began wearing blue jeans with a belt" (Shirley Jackson).
b. Bibbed overalls worn while skiing.
c. A piece of cloth or plastic bearing a number, usually worn over the chest or back, identifying a competitor in a race.
3. A patch of differently colored feathers or fur on the throat or chest of a bird or mammal.
tr. & intr.v. bibbed, bib·bing, bibs
To drink or indulge in drinking.

[Probably from Middle English bibben, to drink heartily, from Latin bibere; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

bib′ber n.
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bib

(bɪb)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a piece of cloth or plastic worn, esp by babies, to protect their clothes while eating
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the upper part of some aprons, dungarees, etc, that covers the upper front part of the body
3. (Animals) Also called: pout or whiting pout a light-brown European marine gadoid food fish, Gadus (or Trisopterus) luscus, with a barbel on its lower jaw
4. (Building) short for bibcock
5. stick one's bib in informal Austral to interfere
vb, bibs, bibbing or bibbed
archaic to drink (something); tipple
[C14 bibben to drink, probably from Latin bibere]
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bib

(bɪb)

n., v. bibbed, bib•bing. n.
1. a shield of cloth, paper, or other material tied under the chin to protect the clothing during a meal.
2. the front part of an apron, overalls, or the like above the waist.
v.t., v.i.
3. to drink; imbibe.
[1275–1325; Middle English bibben to drink < Latin bibere]
bib′less, adj.
bib′like`, adj.

Bib.

1. Bible.
2. biblical.
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bib


Past participle: bibbed
Gerund: bibbing

Imperative
bib
bib
Present
I bib
you bib
he/she/it bibs
we bib
you bib
they bib
Preterite
I bibbed
you bibbed
he/she/it bibbed
we bibbed
you bibbed
they bibbed
Present Continuous
I am bibbing
you are bibbing
he/she/it is bibbing
we are bibbing
you are bibbing
they are bibbing
Present Perfect
I have bibbed
you have bibbed
he/she/it has bibbed
we have bibbed
you have bibbed
they have bibbed
Past Continuous
I was bibbing
you were bibbing
he/she/it was bibbing
we were bibbing
you were bibbing
they were bibbing
Past Perfect
I had bibbed
you had bibbed
he/she/it had bibbed
we had bibbed
you had bibbed
they had bibbed
Future
I will bib
you will bib
he/she/it will bib
we will bib
you will bib
they will bib
Future Perfect
I will have bibbed
you will have bibbed
he/she/it will have bibbed
we will have bibbed
you will have bibbed
they will have bibbed
Future Continuous
I will be bibbing
you will be bibbing
he/she/it will be bibbing
we will be bibbing
you will be bibbing
they will be bibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bibbing
you have been bibbing
he/she/it has been bibbing
we have been bibbing
you have been bibbing
they have been bibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bibbing
you will have been bibbing
he/she/it will have been bibbing
we will have been bibbing
you will have been bibbing
they will have been bibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bibbing
you had been bibbing
he/she/it had been bibbing
we had been bibbing
you had been bibbing
they had been bibbing
Conditional
I would bib
you would bib
he/she/it would bib
we would bib
you would bib
they would bib
Past Conditional
I would have bibbed
you would have bibbed
he/she/it would have bibbed
we would have bibbed
you would have bibbed
they would have bibbed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bib - top part of an apronbib - top part of an apron; covering the chest
apron - a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
2.bib - a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eatingbib - a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating
napkin, serviette, table napkin - a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
Verb1.bib - drink moderately but regularlybib - drink moderately but regularly; "We tippled the cognac"
booze, drink, fuddle - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
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Translations
الجُزءُ العُلوي مِن المَريَلَهصُدْرِيَّةمَرْيَلَه، صِدْريَّةُ طِفْل
bryndáčeknáprsenka zástěry
hagesmæksmæk
ruokalappu
dječji podbradnik
mellrészpartedli
smekkur
よだれ掛け
턱받이
antkrūtinisseilinukas
augšdaļakrūšautiņš, lacīte
náprsenkapodbradník
haklapp
ผ้ากันเปื้อนเด็ก
mama önlüğüönlüğün göğüs kısmıönlük
yếm

bib

[bɪb] N (for child) → babero m; (on dungarees) → peto m
in one's best bib and tuckeracicalado
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bib

[ˈbɪb] n
[child] → bavoir m
[apron] → bavette f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bib

n
(for baby) → Latz m, → Lätzchen nt
(on garment) → Latz m
(Brit inf) in one’s best bib and tuckerin Schale (inf); she put on her best bib and tuckersie warf sich in Schale (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bib

[bɪb] n (for child) → bavaglino; (on dungarees) → pettorina
in one's best bib and tucker (fam) → in ghingheri
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bib

(bib) noun
1. a cloth etc tied under a child's chin to catch spilt food etc.
2. the top part of an apron or overalls, covering the chest.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

bib

صُدْرِيَّة bryndáček hagesmæk Lätzchen σαλιάρα babero ruokalappu bavoir dječji podbradnik bavaglino よだれ掛け 턱받이 slabbetje smekke śliniak babador, babete детский нагрудник haklapp ผ้ากันเปื้อนเด็ก mama önlüğü yếm 围兜
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

bib

n. babero; pechera.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bib

n babero
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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