stripy

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

Definition of stripy

: marked by stripes or streaks a stripy cat

Examples of stripy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This stripy blue affair was a dashing item that came at a fitting time after Chelsea were promoted back to the First Division in 1984. SI.com, "50 Most Iconic Football Shirts of All Time," 7 July 2019 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 This stripy blue affair was a dashing item that came at a fitting time after Chelsea were promoted back to the First Division in 1984. SI.com, "50 Most Iconic Football Shirts of All Time," 7 July 2019 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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“Stripy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stripy. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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