Definition of "bib" []

  • A piece of cloth or plastic secured under the chin and worn, especially by small children, to protect the clothing while eating. (noun)
  • The part of an apron or pair of overalls worn over the chest. (noun)
  • Bibbed overalls worn while skiing. (noun)
  • A piece of cloth or plastic bearing a number, usually worn over the chest or back, identifying a competitor in a race. (noun)
  • To drink or to indulge in drinking. (verb-transitive)
  • A piece of cloth or plastic worn, esp by babies, to protect their clothes while eating (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The upper part of some aprons, dungarees, etc, that covers the upper front part of the body (noun)
  • A light-brown European marine gadoid food fish, Gadus (or Trisopterus) luscus, with a barbel on its lower jaw (noun)
  • To drink (something); tipple (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bib" in a sentence
  • "If he looked behind him, he would see DeMint with a napkin bib, knife, and fork."
  • "Cracking them open can be hard work, and you're going to get messy (a bib is provided), but the reward of large chunks of succulent crabmeat with a spicy kick makes it worth the effort."
  • ""This is my partner Manuel," said Eleno over the din, taking us to a big man in bib overalls who was pushing a huge chunk of obsidian into a howling buzz saw — with his bare hands."