Definition and Meanings for ribbon
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Part of Speech of ribbon
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of ribbon
Meaning of ribbon
- a fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes.
- a narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons.
- same as rib-band.
- driving reins.
- a bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide.
- a silver.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons.