Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
ribbon

rib·bon

ribbon

 
 
pronunciation:
rI bn
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: a narrow strip or band of material used as decoration for hair, gifts, or the like.
I wrapped the gift in pretty paper and tied a yellow ribbon around the outside.
derivations: ribbonlike (adj.), ribbony (adj.)
Word Explorer
See
  hair