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décolletage

Syllabification: dé·colle·tage
Pronunciation: /dāˌkäləˈtäZH, ˌdekələ-
 
/

Definition of décolletage in English:

noun

1A low neckline on a woman’s dress or top.
Example sentences
  • Off are the felted wool cloaks and headscarves, and on are gossamer skirts, tulle petticoats, lace bordering, sweeping décolletages, silk bows, and the rest of fripperiedom.
  • Prudie thinks you should skip the décolletage and behave as though he were a favorite, fun cousin.
  • She arrived looking stunning in flared black linen trousers, kitten heels and a risqué décolletage.

Origin

late 19th century: French, from décolleter 'expose the neck', from dé- (expressing removal) + collet 'collar of a dress'.

Words that rhyme with décolletage

découpage, Lesage, maquillage, paysage, plage, potage, vernissage

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