candy stripe


Definition of candy stripe

: a design consisting usually of bright-colored stripes of one color against a plain background especially in textiles his shirts … were silk with candy stripes— Joseph Mitchell

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Other Words from candy stripe

candy-striped \ ˈ⸗⸗¦strīpt \ adjective

History and Etymology for candy stripe

so called from the similarity of the design to that of some stick candy

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“Candy stripe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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