beribboned

adjective

be·​rib·​boned bi-ˈri-bənd How to pronounce beribboned (audio)
bē-
: adorned with ribbons

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web From the outside, General Salvador Cienfuegos, with his stern visage, ramrod salute and beribboned chest, presented the image of a front-line warrior against drug traffickers. Max De Haldevang, Bloomberg.com, 17 Oct. 2020 Instead of sombreros, their low, sleek ponytails (anything else gets caught in the sequins on their jackets) are adorned with a beribboned bow that’s nearly the size of a football. Harper Smith, Allure, 13 Nov. 2018 One example is of a woman watching over a beribboned white toddler. The Economist, 28 June 2018 Chloë Sevigny swiped on a similar shade, hers coupled with a beribboned, low-slung ponytail, while Elsa Hosk’s immaculate crimson spurred a wash of rubicund shadow at lid-level—a coordination echoed in a plummy hue by Lupita Nyong’o. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 21 May 2018 Regardless of the season, a beribboned updo, particularly one executed with a sense of ease, begets a beauty look awash in old world charm and, at its best, a spirit of insouciance. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 12 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beribboned was in 1720

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Cite this Entry

“Beribboned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beribboned. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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