bib
Pronunciation Noun

bib (plural bibs)

  1. An item of clothing for people (especially babies) tied around their neck to protect their clothes from getting dirty when eating.
  2. Similar items of clothing such as the Chinese dudou and Vietnamese yem.
  3. (sports) A rectangular piece of material, carrying a bib number, worn as identification by entrants in a race
  4. (sports) A colourful polyester or plastic vest worn over one's clothes, usually to mark one's team during group activities.
  5. The upper part of an apron or overalls.
  6. A patch of colour around an animal's upper breast and throat.
  7. A north Atlantic fish (Trisopterus luscus), allied to the cod; the pouting.
  8. A bibcock.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Verb

bib (bibs, present participle bibbing; past and past participle bibbed)

  1. (transitive) To dress (somebody) in a bib.
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To drink heartily; to tipple.
    • 1693, [John Locke], “§18”, in Some Thoughts Concerning Education, London: […] A[wnsham] and J[ohn] Churchill, […], OCLC 1161614482 ↗:
      they gave him drink as often as he cry'd; so that he was constantly bibbing
Related terms Verb

bib (bibs, present participle bibbing; past and past participle bibbed)

  1. (informal) To beep (e.g. a car horn).



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