Decollete Definition

Cut low so as to bare the neck and shoulders, as some dresses.
Webster's New World
Wearing a décolleté dress, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Decollete

  • French past participle of décolleter to lower a neckline, uncover the neck dé- off (from Latin dē- de–) collet collar (from Old French) (diminutive of col neck, collar) (from Latin collum neck kwel-1 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French, from décolleter (“to bare the neck and shoulders”).

    From Wiktionary

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