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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chevron, stripe, stripes, grade insignia(noun)

    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. stripes(noun)

    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)

Anagrams for stripes »

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

How to pronounce stripes?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. 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.

  2. Steve Chabot:

    Rather than wearing stripes like a referee, the Mueller team overwhelmingly ought to be attired with Democratic donkeys or Hillary t-shirts, not shirts that say ‘Make America Great Again,’ because I think the American people deserve more than the very biased team they have under Mueller, it’s really sad.

  3. Ernie Gates:

    To shut down Stars and Stripes on Oct. 1 would defy the expressed will of the House and pre-empt full consideration by The Senate, there's every reason to expect that the federal government will operate under a Continuing Resolution when the current fiscal year ends on Sept. 30. Secretary Esper and Defense Department should commit to continuing to fund Stars and Stripes under such a scenario -- and when Congress completes the budget process, it should then make Stars and Stripes' funding ironclad.

  4. Van Der Breggen:

    On one of my first races I saw this rider with a weird jersey with stripes, I didn't know what it was, then my dad told me it was the world champion's( rainbow) jersey !

  5. Marc Leepson:

    When the Confederacy broke away, one of the first things that the Confederate Congress did was pick a flag, there was a big debate, and the debate centered on how close the flag should look to the American flag. They held a contest, and took votes, and what did they do ? They picked a flag with red and white stripes and stars.

Images & Illustrations of stripes

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