A baby bib
A baby wearing a bib while being fed
The bib of an apron
A runner wearing a bib with the number 0798
players wearing red bibs
during a match
bib (plural bibs)
- An item of clothing for babies tied around their neck to protect their clothes from getting dirty when eating.
- Similar items of clothing such as the Chinese dudou and Vietnamese yem.
- (sports) A rectangular piece of material, carrying a bib number, worn as identification by entrants in a race
- (sports) A colourful polyester or plastic vest worn over one's clothes, usually to mark one's team during group activities.
- The upper part of an apron or overalls.
- A patch of colour around an animal's upper breast and throat.
- 1950, Arthur Cleveland Bent, Life Histories of North American Wagtails, Shrikes, Vireos, and their Allies
- In summer the whole throat and breast are black, but in winter plumage the throat is white bounded by a horseshoe-shaped black bib.
- 2011, Arthur Peacock, Gettysburg the Cat (page 22)
- He don't look anything like the captain. This here cat has got a nice thick black coat of fur with a nice white bib and white feet.
- A north Atlantic fish (Trisopterus luscus), allied to the cod; the pouting.
- A bibcock.
item of clothing for babies
sports: piece of material carrying the bib number
upper part of an apron or overalls
patch of colour around an animal's upper breast and throat
bib (third-person singular simple present bibs, present participle bibbing, simple past and past participle bibbed)
- (archaic) To drink heartily; to tipple.
- He was constantly bibbing. — Locke.
↑ “bib” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
bib f (uncountable)
- abbreviation of bibliotheek.
bib (plural bibs)
- bible, Bible