striped

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

Definition of striped

: having stripes or streaks

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Examples of striped in a Sentence

the zebra is a black-and-white striped animal
Recent Examples on the Web There's been no official announcement on a uniform design, but the team did state earlier this year that the striped helmet will remain the same. Tyler Dragon, The Enquirer, "Cincinnati Bengals to unveil new uniforms Monday morning," 14 Apr. 2021 Then get comfy, with a striped pillow that has virtually every color of the rainbow woven into the fabric. Angela Serratore, Country Living, "5 Summer-Ready Patio Looks (And The Furniture and Decor To Make It Happen)," 8 Apr. 2021 The mountain gazelle, a dainty antelope with a striped face and spiraling horns, once roamed widely across the Middle East, and as Roman mosaics reveal, across southern Turkey as well. Star Tribune, "Endangered gazelles make a comeback on the edge of a war zone," 2 Apr. 2021 Two decades of singular focus had brought him to this limbo, perched on a striped comforter, next to a pair of suitcases and a gold trophy, with only $53 in his bank account. Washington Post, "He was Nigeria’s biggest Scrabble star. The pandemic spelled identity crisis.," 30 Mar. 2021 The teen boy, who has friends in the Clearfield and Clinton area, was wearing striped jeans and a black Champion sweatshirt. Norma Gonzalez, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Clearfield police searching for missing at-risk teen," 28 Mar. 2021 Patterned wallpaper and a striped area rug give this closet personality and add depth. Katie Bandurski, Better Homes & Gardens, "15 Stealthy Ways to Fake an Entryway in a Tight Space," 25 Mar. 2021 One of the most affordable options, this set includes a striped hammock and a steel frame, which can be adjusted to your preferred height. Ambar Pardilla, NBC News, "Best hammock sales and deals: Walmart, Wayfair and more," 19 Mar. 2021 The mountain gazelle, a dainty antelope with a striped face and spiraling horns, once roamed widely across the Middle East, and as Roman mosaics reveal, across southern Turkey as well. New York Times, "Endangered Gazelles Make a Comeback on the Edge of a War Zone," 17 Mar. 2021

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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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20 Apr 2021

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“Striped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/striped. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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striped

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of striped

: having stripes or bands of color

striped

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

Kids Definition of striped

: having stripes

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