|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|1.||a piece of cloth or plastic worn, esp by babies, to protect their clothes while eating|
|2.||the upper part of some aprons, dungarees, etc, that covers the upper front part of the body|
|3.||pout, Also called: whiting pout a light-brown European marine gadoid food fish, Gadus (or Trisopterus) luscus, with a barbel on its lower jaw|
|4.||short for bibcock|
|5.||informal (Austral) stick one's bib in to interfere|
|—vb , bibs, bibbing, bibbed|
|6.||archaic to drink (something); tipple|
|[C14 bibben to drink, probably from Latin bibere]|
Latin bibe (drink)
Board for International Broadcasting
common fish of the cod family, Gadidae, found in the sea along European coastlines. The bib is a rather deep-bodied fish with a chin barbel, three close-set dorsal fins, and two close-set anal fins. It usually grows no longer than about 30 cm (12 inches) and is copper red with darker bars. Though abundant, it is not sought as food.
Learn more about bib with a free trial on Britannica.com.