bib and tucker

bib and tucker
bib and tucker
n.
Informal
an outfit of clothes; esp., best bib and tucker best, or most formal, clothes

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  • bib and tucker — noun : an entire outfit of clothing usually used in the phrase best bib and tucker * * * clothes: to dress in one s best bib and tucker. [1740 50] * * * bib and tucker, Informal. clothes …   Useful english dictionary

  • bib and tucker — noun Date: 1747 an outfit of clothing usually used in the phrase best bib and tucker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bib and tucker — clothes: to dress in one s best bib and tucker. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • bib-and-tucker — noun an attractive outfit she wore her best bib and tucker • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑outfit, ↑getup, ↑rig, ↑turnout …   Useful english dictionary

  • bib and tucker — bib′ and tuck′er n. Informal. clothes • Etymology: 1740–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • best bib and tucker — noun : best clothes not often in formal use strutting in their best bib and tucker C.G.Bowers * * * best bib and tucker (informal) Best clothes • • • Main Entry: ↑bib …   Useful english dictionary

  • best\ bib\ and\ tucker — • best bib and tucker • Sunday best • Sunday go to meeting clothes n. phr. informal Best clothes or outfit of clothing. The cowboy got all dressed up in his best bib and tucker to go to the dance. Mary went to the party in her Sunday best and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • your best bib and tucker — (your) best bib and tucker old fashioned, humorous the best or most formal clothes that you own. We were all dressed in our best bib and tucker for my aunt s wedding …   New idioms dictionary

  • best bib and tucker — (your) best bib and tucker old fashioned, humorous the best or most formal clothes that you own. We were all dressed in our best bib and tucker for my aunt s wedding …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's best bib and tucker — someone’s best bib and tucker humorous phrase someone’s best clothes Thesaurus: types of clothes and shoeshyponym Main entry: bib …   Useful english dictionary

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