- pinstripe [pin′strīp΄]n.1. a very narrow stripe2.a) a pattern of such stripes in parallel, as in some fabricsb) a fabric having such a patternc) [pl.] a suit made of such fabricpinstripedadj.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.
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pinstripe — ► NOUN ▪ a very narrow stripe in cloth, used especially for formal suits. DERIVATIVES pinstriped adjective … English terms dictionary
pinstripe — pin|stripe [ˈpınstraıp] n 1.) one of the thin pale lines that form a pattern on cloth against a darker background 2.) pinstripe suit a suit made from cloth with a pinstripe pattern, worn especially by business people ▪ a navy blue pinstripe suit… … Dictionary of contemporary English
pinstripe — noun (C) 1 one of the thin light coloured lines that forms a pattern on cloth against a darker background 2 pinstripe suit a man s suit made from cloth with a pinstripe pattern, worn especially by business people: a navy blue pinstripe suit pin… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
pinstripe — UK [ˈpɪnˌstraɪp] / US noun [countable] Word forms pinstripe : singular pinstripe plural pinstripes a) a thin line woven into cloth b) [uncountable] cloth with thin lines woven into it, used especially for business suits Derived word: pinstriped… … English dictionary
pinstripe — noun Pinstripe is used before these nouns: ↑suit … Collocations dictionary
pinstripe — [[t]pɪ̱nstraɪp[/t]] pinstripes also pin stripe N COUNT: usu N n Pinstripes are very narrow vertical stripes found on certain types of clothing. Businessmen s suits often have pinstripes. He wore an expensive, dark blue pinstripe suit … English dictionary
pinstripe — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1897 a very thin stripe especially on a fabric; also a suit with such stripes often used in plural • pin striped adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
pinstripe — /pin struyp /, n. 1. a very thin stripe, esp. in fabrics. 2. a pattern of such stripes. 3. a fabric or garment having such stripes. [1895 1900; PIN + STRIPE1] * * * … Universalium
pinstripe — noun a) A very thin stripe on a fabric b) Such a fabric … Wiktionary
pinstripe — pin|stripe [ pın,straıp ] noun count a thin line woven into cloth a. uncount cloth with thin lines woven into it, used especially for BUSINESS SUITS … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English