stripier; stripiest
: marked by stripes or streaks
a stripy cat

Examples of stripy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After seeing the segment on TV, Kyle went to the basement, opened the Plexiglas case that entombed the stripy thing and saw something written on the back of the canvas: Totem. John Kelly, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2023 West coast pears; pale yellow apples from Esmolfe and stripy red ones from Palmela; Elvas plums; loquats heralding the spring; juicy peaches; passion fruit from the islands. Paul Ames, CNN, 5 Mar. 2023 Asparagus is grilled to stripy blackness, bathed in olive oil, given a grating of parmesan, then topped with breadcrumbs — and a sunnyside-up fried egg. Rand Richards Cooper, Hartford Courant, 3 Jan. 2023 Along with stripy highlights, high-shine lipgloss and spray tans, the side fringe was a major beauty theme in the late aughts. Kerry McDermott, Glamour, 3 Oct. 2022 Conceptually, the capsule collection was designed to provide all the necessary, no-fuss building blocks for summer beach days—shorts to pair with tees that pair with relaxed trousers or a casual stripy tank dress for after the beach. Rebecca Suhrawardi, Forbes, 20 June 2022 Leong pairs this stripy Husk top and shorts with strappy gold heels from Dolce Firme and metallic earrings from Mimco. Alicia Vrajlal,, 27 Apr. 2022 The jumping spider has a stripy pattern on its abdomen and large black eyes. Elizabeth Gamillo, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Apr. 2022 Wakefield, in turn, was an admirer of Goad’s, having purchased one of her stripy ceramic jugs several years prior. Ellie Pithers, New York Times, 19 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stripy was in 1513

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“Stripy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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