best bib and tucker
or[Sunday best] or[Sunday go-to-meeting clothes] {n. phr.}, {informal} Best clothes or outfit of clothing. * /The cowboy got all dressed up in his best bib and tucker to go to the dance./ * /Mary went to the party in her Sunday best and made a hit with the boys./ Compare: GLAD RAGS.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • best\ bib\ and\ tucker — • best bib and tucker • Sunday best • Sunday go to meeting clothes n. phr. informal Best clothes or outfit of clothing. The cowboy got all dressed up in his best bib and tucker to go to the dance. Mary went to the party in her Sunday best and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • best bib and tucker — noun : best clothes not often in formal use strutting in their best bib and tucker C.G.Bowers * * * best bib and tucker (informal) Best clothes • • • Main Entry: ↑bib …   Useful english dictionary

  • best bib and tucker — (your) best bib and tucker old fashioned, humorous the best or most formal clothes that you own. We were all dressed in our best bib and tucker for my aunt s wedding …   New idioms dictionary

  • best bib and tucker — or[Sunday best] or[Sunday go to meeting clothes] {n. phr.}, {informal} Best clothes or outfit of clothing. * /The cowboy got all dressed up in his best bib and tucker to go to the dance./ * /Mary went to the party in her Sunday best and made a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • best bib and tucker —  Best clothes …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • best bib and tucker — Meaning Your best clothes. Origin In the 17th and 18th centuries women wore tuckers, which were overgarments of lace to protect their clothes …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • best bib and tucker — n. Sunday best, one s finest clothing, one s best clothes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • best bib and tucker — noun attractive clothing …   Wiktionary

  • your best bib and tucker — (your) best bib and tucker old fashioned, humorous the best or most formal clothes that you own. We were all dressed in our best bib and tucker for my aunt s wedding …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's best bib and tucker — someone’s best bib and tucker humorous phrase someone’s best clothes Thesaurus: types of clothes and shoeshyponym Main entry: bib …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”