Definitions of stripe

  1. To mark with stripes; make stripes.
  2. To mark with lines or bands of different color, finish, or material.
  3. To make stripes upon: to form with lines of different colors.
  4. To make stripes upon; mark with stripes.
  5. To make stripes on; to form with lines of different colours; to strike.
  6. To form or variegate with stripes; to form with lines of different colours; to beat.
  7. In Scrip., punishment; affliction.
  8. a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
  9. a kind or category; " businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"
  10. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence, any linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.
  11. A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
  12. A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.
  13. A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.
  14. A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.
  15. Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.
  16. The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
  17. To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
  18. To strike; to lash.
  19. A line upon, or a long, narrow division of, a surface, of a different color or finish from the ground; a strip of different color or material attached to anything; a discolored line or streak on the skin made by a blow of a whip; a blow made by a whip; particular sort; kind; as, they are persons of the same stripe.
  20. A blow, esp. one made with a lash, rod, etc.: a wale or discolored mark made by a lash or rod: a line, or long narrow division of a different color from the ground.
  21. Narrow division of a different color; mark made by a lash; blow with a lash or rod.
  22. A line or long narrow division of anything of a different colour from the ground; a strip attached to something of a different colour; a wale or mark of a lash; a stroke made with a lash, rod, & c.; affliction; punishment.
  23. A long narrow slip of anything attached to something of a different colour; a long narrow line or mark of a different shade or colour; a mark made with a lash or whip.
  24. Striped.
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