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synonyms for ribbons

  • bow
  • decoration
  • streamer
  • strip
  • stripe
  • tape
  • award
  • band
  • bandeau
  • binding
  • braid
  • cordon
  • corse
  • fillet
  • prize
  • trimming
  • banderole
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How to use ribbons in a sentence

Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
She carried in her hands a thin handkerchief, which she tore into ribbons, rolled into a ball, and flung from her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I have a big scheme on hand, and want to be on the field proper to pull the ropes and handle the ribbons.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Let the coiffure be of flowers or ribbons, never feathers, and but very little jewelry is becoming to an unmarried lady.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Others made a small opening in their skin, and drew out of it yards of thread, silk cord, and narrow ribbons.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
We went over the curb, the tires shot to ribbons, before I had time to take a deep breath.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Susie Billings, minus her khaki and cartridges, looked the picture of demureness in white muslin and baby-blue ribbons.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
But not combs or shirt-buttons, thank you, nor any ribbons or lace—is that good lace, Miss Livingstone?
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
Some of them had wound bright blue or red ribbons around their dark felt hats.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
These took later the form of bunches of ribbons, which were at last metamorphosed into rosettes.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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