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

Definition of striped

: having stripes or streaks

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the zebra is a black-and-white striped animal
Recent Examples on the Web Several of the pieces are framed with striped borders reminiscent of the labyrinthine . Sharon Mizota, Los Angeles Times, "Review: Hank Willis Thomas, Tomashi Jackson and a different kind of color theory," 6 Feb. 2020 It was originally made of striped tiles pieced together to produce a patterned look. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, "Shay Mitchell Shares How She Completely Changed Her Fireplace for Only $70," 29 Jan. 2020 On his part, Jin completely stole the show with his body rolls and black tie 'fit, while Suga's striped Saint Laurent ensemble was simply insuperable. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "BTS with Lil Nas X for Teen Vogue's June Music Cover," 27 Jan. 2020 There was a table of purses, red ones and black ones and striped ones. Lizzie Johnson,, "For Camp Fire victims, a tiny church has become a place of help and hope," 27 Jan. 2020 The members exuded a youthful, clean-cut collegiate style, exemplified by their signature look: colorful, vertically striped Oxford shirts. Peter Applebome, New York Times, "Bob Shane, Last of the Original Kingston Trio, Dies at 85," 27 Jan. 2020 While one goes vegan and one turns pescatarian, Paltrow is assigned a five-day fast that leaves her slumped over a couch in a comfy striped sweater, salivating over the bags of tea she is allowed to swallow the next day. Marianne Garvey, CNN, "Watching 'The Goop Lab' could turn you into a member of the Goop troop," 23 Jan. 2020 Guards ordered men in striped uniforms to use sticks to prod the women off the train. National Geographic, "The first official Jewish transport to Auschwitz brought 999 young women. This is their story.," 14 Jan. 2020 Similar campaigns, often featuring cutesy striped deckchairs, have been rolled out in South Korea, Russia, and Spain, among other countries. Natasha Frost, Quartzy, "As Aperol spritz fatigue sets in, the fight to sell the next big drink is already underway," 30 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of striped

1567, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of striped was in 1567

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13 Feb 2020

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“Striped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of striped

: having stripes or bands of color


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

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: having stripes

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