blue ribbon

  1. an honor or award gained for excellence
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How To Use blue ribbon In A Sentence

  • Following performances of Leonard Bernstein's "A Quiet Place," which is in repertory until Nov. 21, the Blue Ribbon Glee Club, an a capella group, will perform. A Drink With That Opera?
  • His cure for what ails us calls for empanelling a blue ribbon study group like the 911 Commission, sounding like reform the same way that a pneumatic jack-hammer sounds like a dial tone. Will Durst: Old Piranha Pants
  • So I went to a trendy lounge in my neighborhood on Friday night and decided to partake in the Pabst Blue Ribbon revival.
  • In his buttonhole was a piece of blue ribbon, symbol of a ferocious total-abstinence; his face would have afforded sufficient proof that among the reverend man's failings were few distinctly of the flesh. Denzil Quarrier
  • The driver exhaled a long, blue ribbon of smoke, pointed to the radio, where Elvis wailed. GRACED LAND
  • Recent formal documentation of this comes from a National Research Council (NRC) blue ribbon panel appointed a year ago to examine the scientific validity of the polygraph for national security.
  • We recently hosted a Blue Ribbon Panel on Emerging Technologies in Education.
  • Following the convention's closing ceremonies, which amounted to Mr. Wurzelbacher and Mr. Izjit sharing a box of Moon Pies and a liter of Dr. Pepper while listening to cassette tapes of Lee Greenwood and Anita Bryant, the pair put the "Gone Fishin '" sign on the door and adjourned to a local tavern where they "chugged" shots of Rebel Yell and bottles of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer until insensate. LT Saloon
  • For the second time she won the blue ribbon .
  • There were two large bouquets and a bundle of letters tied with pale blue ribbon, presumably from stage-door admirers.
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