pinstripe

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noun, often attributive pin·stripe \ ˈpin-ˌstrīp \

Definition of pinstripe

:a very thin stripe especially on a fabric; also :a suit with such stripes often used in plural

pin-striped

play \ˈpin-ˌstrīpt\ adjective

Examples of pinstripe in a Sentence

  1. a dark suit with white pinstripes

  2. a man dressed in pinstripes

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First Known Use of pinstripe

1863



PINSTRIPE Defined for English Language Learners

pinstripe

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noun

Definition of pinstripe for English Language Learners

  • : a thin vertical stripe on cloth

  • pinstripes : a suit with pinstripes


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