Definitions for bibbɪb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bibbɪb(n.; v.)bibbed, bib•bing.

  1. (n.)a shield of cloth, paper, or other material tied under the chin to protect the clothing during a meal.

    Category: Clothing

  2. the front part of an apron, overalls, or the like above the waist.

    Category: Clothing

  3. (v.i.)to drink; imbibe.

Origin of bib:

1275–1325; ME bibben to drink < L bibere



  1. Bible.

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  2. biblical.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bib(noun)

    top part of an apron; covering the chest

  2. bib(verb)

    a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating

  3. tipple, bib(verb)

    drink moderately but regularly

    "We tippled the cognac"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bib(noun)ɪb

    a cloth protecting a baby's clothes during feeding


  1. bib(Noun)

    An item of clothing for babies tied around their neck to protect their clothes from getting dirty when eating.

  2. bib(Noun)

    The upper part of an apron or overalls.

  3. bib(Verb)

    To drink heartily; to tipple.

    He was constantly bibbing. uE00025895uE001 Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bib(noun)

    a small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes

  2. Bib(noun)

    an arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout

  3. Bib(noun)

    a bibcock

  4. Bib(verb)

    alt. of Bibbe

  5. Bib(verb)

    to drink; to sip; to tipple


  1. Bib

    A bib is a garment worn hanging from the neck on the chest to protect clothing from spilling. Bibs are frequently used by children, especially infants, but also by some adults. Bibs are also worn when consuming certain "messy" foods, such as lobsters.

Translations for bib

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a cloth etc tied under a child's chin to catch spilt food etc.

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