Meaning of “décolletage” in the English Dictionary

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"décolletage" in British English

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décolletagenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌdeɪ.kɒl.ɪˈtɑːʒ/ us /ˌdeɪˌkɑː.ləˈtɑːʒ/

Examples from literature

  • No one can find fault with us if our trains, our décolletage, our sleeves and gloves, are not according to regulations. 
  • She is beautiful at night because a certain balance, dignity and grace are lent her by the décolletage and train of a dinner or ball gown. 
  • The beautiful and flowing sweep of the brush over those décolletages, the bare flesh glowing with voluptuous rose among the shadows of the wood! 

(Definition of “décolletage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)