stripe


stripe
01. Tigers have [stripes] to keep them from being seen in the forest.
02. Her pink polka dot skirt didn't go very well with her green and blue [striped] blouse.
03. A rainbow is a large band of parallel [stripes] which displays the full spectrum of colors.
04. The central blue [stripe] of Thailand's flag represents the King, and shows the important place that royalty holds in that country.
05. Fashion experts suggest that wearing clothes with vertical [stripes] makes a woman look thinner.
06. The Belgian flag has three vertical [stripes] in black, yellow and red.
07. Hockey referees wear white and black [striped] jerseys.
08. He was driving a blue sports car with a white [stripe] down the side.
09. Peter wants the running shoes with the [stripes] down the side.
10. The soldier lost his [stripes] after being arrested for drunk driving.
11. Look at the [stripes] on his shoulder; the guy's an officer.
12. The American flag has 13 [stripes]; 7 red and 6 white.
13. The zebra is well-known for its striking black and white [stripes].
14. He was wearing a horrible green and pink [striped] tie.

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  • Stripe — Stripe, n. [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG. striefen to glide, march.] 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stripe — [strīp] n. [< MLowG & MDu strīpe < IE * streib < base * ster > STRIP2] 1. a long, narrow band, mark, or streak, differing in color, texture, or material from the surrounding area 2. [often pl.] a fabric or garment with a pattern of… …   English World dictionary

  • Stripe — Stripe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Striped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Striping}.] 1. To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike; to lash. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stripe — [straıp] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from Middle Dutch] 1.) a line of colour, especially one of several lines of colour all close together ▪ a shirt with black and white stripes vertical/horizontal stripes 2.) of all stripes/of every… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stripe — stripe; stripe·less; …   English syllables

  • stripe — n 1 *strip, band, ribbon, fillet 2 charcter, description, nature, *type, kind, sort, kidney, ilk …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stripe — [n] line, strip band, banding, bar, border, decoration, division, fillet, layer, ribbon, rule, streak, striation, stroke; concepts 284,622 …   New thesaurus

  • stripe — ► NOUN 1) a long narrow band or strip of a different colour or texture from the surface on either side of it. 2) a chevron sewn on to a uniform to denote military rank. 3) chiefly N. Amer. a type or category. ► VERB (usu. be striped) ▪ mark with… …   English terms dictionary

  • Stripe — A stripe is a long, straight region of a single color, it may refer to:* Candystripe, a pattern of diagonal stripes twisted around a cylinder stereotypically embodied by the candy cane * Candystriper, a nickname for a female hospital volunteer… …   Wikipedia

  • stripe — {{11}}stripe (n.1) a line or band in cloth, 1620s (but probably much older), from M.Du. or M.L.G. stripe stripe, streak, from P.Gmc. *stripanan (Cf. Dan. stribe a striped fabric, Ger. Streifen stripe ), cognate with O.Ir. sriab stripe, from PIE… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stripe — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, welt, long scar, blow, probably from stripe band on a garment Date: 15th century a stroke or blow with a rod or lash II. transitive verb (striped; striping) Etymology: Middle English, to place bands or edging on …   New Collegiate Dictionary