Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun blue-ribbon

1 sense of blue ribbon

Sense 1
blue ribbon, cordon bleu -- (an honor or award gained for excellence)
       => badge -- (an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting them in")

Antonyms of adj blue-ribbon

1 sense of blue-ribbon

Sense 1
blue-ribbon (prenominal), select -- (selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season")

INDIRECT (VIA superior) -> inferior -- (of low or inferior quality)

Similarity of adj blue-ribbon

1 sense of blue-ribbon

Sense 1
blue-ribbon (prenominal), select -- (selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season")
       => superior (vs. inferior) -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

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