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ribbons

noun
plural of ribbon

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a long narrow piece of material
  • tied a silk ribbon in her hair

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ribbons

verb
present tense third-person singular of ribbon

Synonyms of ribbons (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • over the years the historic flag had become badly ribboned by the wind

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“Ribbons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ribbons. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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