pinstripe


pin·stripe

noun, often attributive \-ˌstrīp\

: a thin vertical stripe on cloth

pinstripes : a suit with pinstripes

Full Definition of PINSTRIPE

:  a very thin stripe especially on a fabric; also :  a suit with such stripes —often used in plural
pin–striped \-ˌstrīpt\ adjective

Examples of PINSTRIPE

  1. a dark suit with white pinstripes
  2. a man dressed in pinstripes

First Known Use of PINSTRIPE

1897

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