of all stripes

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of of all stripes

: of all kinds
  • classes for artists of all stripes

Word by Word Definitions

all play
  1. : the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

  2. : as much as possible

  3. : every member or individual component of

  1. : wholly, quite

  2. : selected as the best (as at a sport) within an area or organization

  3. : only, exclusively

  1. : the whole number, quantity, or amount : totality

  2. used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

  3. : everybody, everything

  1. : the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

  1. : other : different : atypical

  2. : isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound)

  3. : being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language

stripe play stripes
  1. : a stroke or blow with a rod or lash

  1. : to make stripes on or variegate with stripes

  1. : a line or long narrow section differing in color or texture from parts adjoining

  2. : a textile design consisting of lines or bands against a plain background

  3. : a fabric with a striped design


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