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Stripes

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chevron, stripe, stripes, grade insignianoun

    V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

    "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"

Freebase

  1. Stripes

    Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, and John Candy. It also featured several actors in their first significant film roles, including John Larroquette, Sean Young, John Diehl, and Judge Reinhold. It was one of John Candy's breakthrough film appearances. Dave Thomas, Bill Paxton, Joe Flaherty, and Timothy Busfield also appear.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. stripes

    The chevrons on the coats of non-commissioned officers are sometimes so called.

Rap Dictionary

  1. stripesnoun

    Signify having served time in prison for a felony / having a criminal record. Stripes give higher status, and respect on the street. Based on the military where you earn your stripes (which signify a sergeant) and move up in ranking based on your record. "Foe Life, Foe Life, Mack-10 comin through the hood with stripes" -- Mack-10 (Foe Life)

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  1. persist, priests, respits, sitreps, spriest, sprites, stirpes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stripes in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stripes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Stripes in a Sentence

  1. Fox News:

    Mara Gay is old enoughto know the differencebetween the American flag and the Confederate flag. Tens of thousands of Black patriots have died in battle to defend the Stars and Stripes. What a shame that she does not appreciate this, if the American flag makes her so sick, she should move to another country, where she won't have to see it.

  2. Steve Beynon:

    Deployed troops used to tell me that reading a copy of Stripes, even if it was days old, was a high point in their days in Iraq or Afghanistan. I think reading NFL recaps or the comics was a tether to deployed United States ' because life downrange can feel like you're on another planet.

  3. Tony Perkins:

    There’s nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead animals.

  4. Mark Russell:

    The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.

  5. Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst:

    He's good choice, even though he may be seen as a transitionary CEO until another internal candidate such as VW brand CEO (Herbert) Diess has earned their stripes.

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