verb (used with or without object), bibbed, bib·bing.
- biauricular axis,
- biaxial joint,
- bib and brace,
- bib and tucker,
- bib overalls,
Origin of bib
Origin of bib.
Examples from the Web for bib
The cowboys were dressed in bib overalls, which just about killed my father.
It was as though the whole earth had put on its best Sunday bib and tucker; and business was very bad for the Martin Hunt.The Day's Work, Volume 1|Rudyard Kipling
The bib, either plain or ornamented, with tucks or folds, as may be deemed most suitable.The Ladies' Work-Table Book|Anonymous
Him's got a bib on 'ike Trouble when him eats bread and 'ilk.The Curlytops and Their Pets|Howard R. Garis
The day of frilled caps has gone, and even a bib to the apron is considered an out-of-date demand.France|Gordon Cochrane Home
The skirt and the bib should be hemmed to this upper belt, and all the remaining edges should be overhanded.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools|Ministry of Education Ontario
verb bibs, bibbing or bibbed
Word Origin for bib
linen worn over the breast while eating, 1570s, from verb bibben "to drink" (late 14c.), imitative of lip sounds, or else from Latin bibere (see imbibe), but difficult now to say whether this is because it was worn while drinking or because it "soaked up" spills.