Definitions of ribbon

  1. To adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To ornament with ribbons. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a gray thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. A narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Same as Rib-band. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Driving reins. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A silver. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A fine fabric, usually of silk, satin, or velvet, woven in a narrow strip with two selvages; a strip or shred; as, a curtain torn to ribbons. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. A fillet of silk; narrow strip. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. A narrow strip of fine stuff, as silk; any long, narrow strip. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A fillet or silk band worn by way of ornament; a narrow strip of anything. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for ribbon

  1. Edith fluttered uneasily over the coffee machine, her cheeks as red as the bow of ribbon at her throat. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. At a ball one night we had danced together as often as usual, and when, as we sat out a waltz, he had asked me for a ribbon or a flower, I had been child enough to let him see all my heart as I gave them to him. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont