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Definition of 'stripe'

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Example sentences containing 'stripe'

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The poll finds that evangelicals are the most likely to show off the stars and stripes. Christianity Today (2000)Shirts with thin vertical stripes slim the torso. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Stand out against the grey winter sky with bright block colours and stripes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are quite easy to identify from the broad yellow stripe that they have above each eye. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They like the one with stripes on his shoulder. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The one wearing the vertical stripes looks wider. The Sun (2008)They can always be identified by the white stripe along the front of the wings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do vertical stripes make you look slimmer? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Keep to either a block colour or faint stripes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Either that or modify your uniform to carry a big yellow stripe down the back. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Can you imagine getting through a whole summer without wearing stripes? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Maple leaf or stars and stripes? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The high street is packed full of bright stripes that should not be avoided just because you have a more voluptuous shape. The Sun (2016)Mostly, the speeches condemn political folly and corruption of one stripe or another. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The bright pink stripe mirrors the two main lines of the F-Type shape. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a proper muscle car that breathes stars and stripes. The Sun (2010)The overdosed stripe will have turned white and collapsed, and in between will be brilliant green stripes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has a dark green square above a thin blue stripe, with a darker blue rectangle at the bottom. The Sun (2016)Consider a thin ticking stripe as a neutral, and match with a stripe of a different scale and density. Times, Sunday Times (2015)With its stripes of different and dark hues, it is the jacket that strikes you and it sits on him as if it belongs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Toulouse chair in broad stripe, 475 next. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has a helmet in Racing's light blue stripes but uses it as his spare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As he wrote in his autobiography: 'I serve as a blank screen on which people of vastly different political stripes project their own views. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'stripe'

band, line, streak, marking

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Translations for 'stripe'

British English: stripe /straɪp/ NOUN
A stripe is a long line which is a different colour from the areas next to it.
The walls are painted with pale blue and white stripes.
  • American English: stripe
  • Arabic: تَخْطِيط
  • Brazilian Portuguese: listra
  • Chinese: 条纹
  • Croatian: pruga
  • Czech: pruh
  • Danish: stribe
  • Dutch: streep
  • European Spanish: raya
  • Finnish: raita
  • French: rayure
  • German: Streifen Muster
  • Greek: ρίγα
  • Italian: striscia
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 줄무늬
  • Norwegian: stripe
  • Polish: pas
  • European Portuguese: risca
  • Romanian: dungă
  • Russian: полоса
  • Spanish: raya
  • Swedish: rand
  • Thai: แถบสี
  • Turkish: şerit
  • Ukrainian: смуга
  • Vietnamese: sọc

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