bib and tucker

bib and tucker

n. Informal
Clothing: put on my best bib and tucker for the reception.

bib and tucker

n
informal an outfit of clothes (esp in the phrase best bib and tucker)

bib′ and tuck′er


n.
Informal. clothes.
[1740–50]
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The actor shared four new and fresh looks in her best bib and tucker as she savours her outing at Cannes 2019.
International Dress Up Your Pet Day saw pet owners putting their four-legged pals in their best bib and tucker for the cameras.
A dozen of them were leaving for primary school, and were given a warm send-off, including a graduation ceremony, complete with mortar boards, while everyone was dressed in their best bib and tucker.
This weekend, Jason dons best bib and tucker for the premiere of boxing movie Jawbone at the Regency Cinema, London.
Kris Commons, Scott Allan, Leigh Griffiths, Charlie Mulgrew and James Forrest put on their best bib and tucker for their day at the races.
On a lighter note, the re-enactment society puts on its best bib and tucker for a ceremony at the National Stadium, and the local spearfishermen demonstrate their skills in the waters around the famous rock.
BEST TV By Jen Rodger & Neil Batey BEST BIB AND TUCKER: John Slattery, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, Vincent Kartheiser and Robert Morse New series A mad world MAD MEN Wed Sky Atlantic 10pm is a precursor to some of the really powerful women that came to prominence a decade later.
It was a repeat of his disastrous slip-up against Turkey in the Euro 2004 qualifier (right) - but instead of wearing an England shirt, Becks was in his best bib and tucker and highly polished shoes.
2&5 FEATURES Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch pulls on his best bib and tucker for a new TV costume drama while Rufus Hound shares some of his romantic secrets 6&7 ON SCREEN As Stallone, below, and his old friends reunite for the latest Expendables movie, we find out if it's really worth the cost of a cinema ticket and check out the latest DVDs 8&9 FOOD Win a night for two at Browns in Laugharne with a pizza for two and a bottle of wine and check out some of the hotel's recipes for yourself 9 WISH LIST What we're really lusting after this weekend 10&11 AWAYDAYS Giant robots, skydiving and King Kong - fancy an adventure in LA-LA Land?
IT'S best bib and tucker tonight and off to the Civic Centre for a dinner in honour of the Entertainers.
As the groom, you should be equally as proud to stand in front of friends and relatives and shine in your best bib and tucker.
IT'S on with the best bib and tucker as the field for Scotland's fashion stakes come under orders at Hamilton Park on Wednesday night.