striped

[ strahypt, strahy-pid ]SEE DEFINITION OF striped

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRIPED

Then I looked to one side—there was the long window with a striped curtain.

They are striped; some are striped latitudinally, others longitudinally.

And when I said I did he gave me a stick, the striped peppermint kind it was.

He sat down, and flung one striped trouser-leg over the other.

The Striped Racer of the southwestern states is very long and slender.

They are all striped snakes and are very much like the water snakes in structure.

If he thought to frighten the striped beast by such language he was mistaken.

And instead of being spotted with black, as her gown was, it was striped.

So I still had the striped pole when we rolled up at McCrea's hotel.

They had worn their coats to town, but they ate in their striped shirts and suspenders.

WORD ORIGIN

"a line or band in cloth," 1620s (but probably much older), from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German stripe "stripe, streak," from Proto-Germanic *stripanan (cf. Danish stribe "a striped fabric," German Streifen "stripe"), cognate with Old Irish sriab "stripe," from PIE root *streig- (see strigil). Of soldiers' chevrons, badges, etc., attested from 1827.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STRIPED

streaked

adjectivehaving streaks
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