- 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 stripes.DERIVATIVES striped adjective stripy (also stripey) adjective.ORIGIN perhaps from Dutch or Low German.
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stripy — [strī′pē] adj. stripier, stripiest characterized by, like, or marked with stripes … English World dictionary
stripy — UK [ˈstraɪpɪ] / US adjective Word forms stripy : adjective stripy comparative stripier superlative stripiest British with a pattern of stripes a stripy T shirt … English dictionary
stripy — [[t]stra͟ɪpi[/t]] also stripey ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is stripy has stripes on it. [INFORMAL] He was wearing a stripy shirt and baggy blue trousers. Syn: stripey … English dictionary
stripy — adjective (stripier; est) Date: 1513 marked by stripes or streaks < a stripy cat > … New Collegiate Dictionary
stripy — adjective Having stripes; striped. He looked like a baby zebra, curled up in his stripy T shirt … Wiktionary
stripy — adj. Stripy is used with these nouns: ↑scarf, ↑tights … Collocations dictionary
stripy — strip|y stripey [ˈstraıpi] adj BrE ↑striped ▪ He was wearing jeans and a stripy T shirt … Dictionary of contemporary English
stripy — strip|y [ straıpi ] adjective with a pattern of STRIPES: a stripy T shirt … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
stripy — (also stripey) adjective Brit. marked with stripes; striped: a stripy T shirt … English new terms dictionary
stripy — /struy pee/, adj., stripier, stripiest. having or marked with stripes. [1505 15; STRIPE1 + Y1] * * * … Universalium