décolletage

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French décolletage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈkɒlətɑːʒ/
  • Hyphenation: dé‧colle‧tage

Noun[edit]

décolletage (plural décolletages)

  1. A low neckline on a woman's dress, especially one that reveals or emphasizes her cleavage.
  2. The portion of a woman's body that is revealed by a low neckline; the upper chest, as well, sometimes, as the neck, and shoulders.
    • 2014, Harold Lancer, Younger: The Breakthrough Anti-Aging Method for Radiant Skin:
      If you want to continue wearing low-cut necklines and avoid having to rely on turtlenecks and scarves to hide your neck, you have to take care of the delicate skin below your jawline, namely your neck and décolletage.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From décolleter +‎ -age.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

décolletage m (plural décolletages)

  1. neckline, décolletage
  2. (aeronautics) undercutting
  3. (agriculture) topping

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