Definitions

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  • adj. Having a low-cut neckline.

Etymologies

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French décolleté, from the verb décolleter.

Examples

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  • Dunno, could be to remove anyone called Collete from your address book.

    February 11, 2018

  • Two notes on decollete/décolleté: I assume that the unaccented version exists only because of US publishers’ misguided aversion to French accents. I have never heard ir pronounced as though unaccented. Also, it is defined here as an adjective but is frequently used as a noun.

    February 10, 2018

  • Sophisticates turn bored away

    On seeing what some think risqué:

    A skirt that’s split high

    For a glimpse of a thigh

    Or top that is décolleté.

    February 10, 2018