pinstripe

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noun, often attributive pin·stripe \-ˌstrīp\

Definition of pinstripe

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

pin–striped

play \-ˌstrīpt\ adjective

Examples of pinstripe in a sentence

  1. a dark suit with white pinstripes

  2. a man dressed in pinstripes

1863

First Known Use of pinstripe

1863


PINSTRIPE Defined for English Language Learners

pinstripe

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noun, often attributive pin·stripe \-ˌstrīp\

Definition of pinstripe for English Language Learners

  • : a thin vertical stripe on cloth

  • pinstripes : a suit with pinstripes

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