\ ˈstrīpt How to pronounce striped (audio) , ˈstrī-pəd\

Definition of striped

: having stripes or streaks

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Synonyms for striped


banded, barred, streaked

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Examples of striped in a Sentence

the zebra is a black-and-white striped animal

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In the dining room, the table is encased in striped crochet and topped with white crochet platters, serving up what appears to be a delicious sushi dinner—but don’t get hungry because those maki are crocheted, too. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "Hooked on Missoni Home's Fairytale Rooms Made Entirely Out of Crochet," 10 Apr. 2019 The women in the black-and-white videos wear Breton striped shirts, like those favored by Audrey Hepburn, and knee-high socks. Alec Scott, Smithsonian, "The Iconic Hula Hoop Keeps on Rolling," 26 June 2018 And Zara, the brand that manufactured the jacket Trump wore, has previously sold jean skirts with decals that resemble Pepe, and striped shirts with patches that evoke, unsettlingly, the Star of David. Megan Garber, The Atlantic, "Schrödinger’s Coat," 22 June 2018 While in Russia last week to play dates with his band Hollywood Vampires, Depp posed for a photo with admirer @violet_loveit, wearing a hat, shades and a too-big striped shirt. Kim Willis, USA TODAY, "Johnny Depp looks shockingly thin in new photos, and fans are worried he's sick," 3 June 2018 Sprouse looked sharp in a Givenchy suit with a striped shirt and Reinhart opted for the romance of a frothy Brock Collection’s gown chosen by her stylist Brit Elkin. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Riverdale’s Resident Power Couple Makes a Rare Red Carpet Appearance," 8 Mar. 2019 The pieces ranged from colorful striped puffer coats to knitwear and tweed skirt suits. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chanel Pays Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld on a Snow-Covered Runway," 5 Mar. 2019 For the outing, Meghan wore a J.Crew jacket, Rag & Bone maternity jeans, Stuart Weitzman boots, and an Equipment striped shirt. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Wore a Men's J.Crew Coat on the Royal Tour of Morocco," 26 Feb. 2019 The researchers dressed both horses and zebras in black coats, white coats, and striped zebra coats. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Dressed Horses as Zebras to Learn What Stripes Are For," 25 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of striped

1567, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of striped

: having stripes or bands of color


\ ˈstrīpt How to pronounce striped (audio) , ˈstrī-pəd\

Kids Definition of striped

: having stripes

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having no equal

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