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rib·bon

ribbon

 
 
pronunciation:
rI bn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow strip or band of colorful material used to hold the hair or to tie up presents.
 
definition 2: a long, narrow strip that looks like a ribbon, such as a measuring tape.
definition 3: (plural) torn or tattered strips; shreds.
My old shirt was torn to ribbons by my cat.
similar words:
shred
derivations: ribbonlike (adj.), ribbony (adj.)
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