Translation of ribete in English:

ribete

trimming, n.

masculine noun

  • 1

    (adorno)
    trimming
    edging
    un estilo directo y sin ribetes a straightforward style with no frills / embellishments
  • 2ribetes masculine plural

    (visos, asomos)
    una historia con ribetes policíacos a story with elements of the detective novel
    • un asunto con ribetes de escándalo an affair with a hint of scandal / which threatened to become a scandal
    • descendía de una familia hacendada con ribetes aristocráticos she descended from a landowning family with aristocratic connections