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

Examples of beribboned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This year’s Met Gala saw Eilish donning a gothic, sheer Simone Rocha gown, a beribboned and braided ponytail, and sultry eye makeup—full, full glam. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 20 June 2023 Reaves might, and her Kartell units are legit, albeit discolored and dirty and suspended in a yellow beribboned coffin, but the rest of the design objects in the show are either found knockoffs or built from scratch. Lori Waxman, Chicago Tribune, 29 Apr. 2023 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,, 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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“Beribboned.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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