\ ˈstrī-pē How to pronounce stripy (audio) \
stripier; stripiest

Definition of stripy

: marked by stripes or streaks a stripy cat

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In keeping with this idea, one team of researchers published findings in 2015 that demonstrated the warmer the climate, the stripier the zebras. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "Settling a Heated Debate—Do Zebra Stripes Keep These Animals Cool?," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of stripy

1513, in the meaning defined above

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