- The definition of décolleté is a low-cut neckline on a garment that shows the chest area.
An example of décolleté is a strapless dress; a décolleté dress.
décolleté definition by Webster's New World
- cut low so as to bare the neck and shoulders, as some dresses
- wearing a décolleté dress, etc.
Origin: French past participle of décolleter, to bare the neck and shoulders ; from dé- (L de), from plush collet, diminutive of col (; from Classical Latin collum), neck: see collar