be·​rib·​boned | \ bi-ˈri-bənd How to pronounce beribboned (audio) , bē- \

Definition of beribboned

: adorned with ribbons

Examples of beribboned in a Sentence

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,, "He Was Mexico’s Defense Chief. The U.S. Says He’s a Drug Dealer," 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, "The Beauty Secrets of Mariachi Las Alteñas, an All-Female Mariachi Band in the Heart of Texas," 13 Nov. 2018 One example is of a woman watching over a beribboned white toddler. The Economist, "David Goldblatt died on June 25th," 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, "The Best Beauty Looks on the Cannes Red Carpet: Kristen Stewart’s Clever Skin Reveals (and More!)," 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, "Margot Robbie Rules the Red Carpet With This Romantic Hair Trend," 12 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of beribboned

1720, in the meaning defined above

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24 Oct 2020

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“Beribboned.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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