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blue ribbon

noun

Simple Definition of blue ribbon

  • : a decorative piece of blue cloth that is given to the winner in a contest or competition

Full Definition of blue ribbon

  1. 1 :  an honor or award gained for preeminence

  2. 2 :  a blue ribbon awarded as an honor (as to the first-place winner in a competition)

Examples of blue ribbon

  1. Our pumpkin won the blue ribbon at the county fair this year.

  2. <the Pritzker Prize is widely regarded as the ultimate blue ribbon for architectural achievement>



1651

First Known Use of blue ribbon

1651

Rhymes with blue ribbon


BLUE RIBBON Defined for Kids

blue ribbon

noun

Definition of blue ribbon

  1. :  a decorative ribbon colored blue that is given to the winner in a competition





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