Definition of pinstripe
: a very thin stripe especially on a fabric; also : a suit with such stripes —often used in plural
pin–stripedplay \ˈpin-ˌstrīpt\ adjective
Examples of pinstripe in a Sentence
a dark suit with white pinstripes
a man dressed in pinstripes
Recent Examples of pinstripe from the Web
David was a bit dressier and classic in his navy pinstripe suit, striped shirt, repp tie, and black cap-toe shoes.
Then, traditional workwear pinstripes are bolded, super-sized, and embraced by the Kendalls and Bellas of the world.
From the start the two boxers clashed, Dobson's opponent, Jeremy Nichols (7-1-1, 2 KOs) of Las Vegas, made his entrance in flashy red and gold trunks and Dobson (9-0-0, 5 KOs) marched in wearing classic New York Yankees pinstripes.
The white pinstripe shirt was blown up into a floor-length gown with surreally long cuffs that obscured the model’s hands.
From Babe Ruth to Wade Boggs to Roger Clemens, players flee Fenway to wear the pinstripes of the Bronx.
Use blue paint pen to draw a line around the upper rim, just under the threads, then draw vertical pinstripes around the jar.
PINSTRIPES Opening night of every home series will see the Broncos take the field dressed in a white uniform with blue pinstripes.
The umpire replied that someone wearing the Yankee pinstripes should know not to end a sentence with a preposition.
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First Known Use of pinstripe
PINSTRIPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pinstripe for English Language Learners
: a thin vertical stripe on cloth
pinstripes : a suit with pinstripes
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