: having a pattern of colored stripes and white stripes that look like the stripes on some sticks of candy
a candy-striped shirt

Examples of candy-striped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Retro studio tours Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating its 60th anniversary from now through Aug. 11 with a nostalgic tour — aboard retro red-and-white candy-striped Glamor Trams, no less — through six decades of Universal theme park history. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, 6 May 2024 New research reveals that two species of candy-striped spider have secret night lives, leaving their cobwebs to carry out violent predation after dark. Lesley Evans Ogden, New York Times, 11 Mar. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'candy-striped.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near candy-striped

Cite this Entry

“Candy-striped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!