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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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Anagrams for stripes »

  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. 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.

  2. Nathan Kondamuri:

    It was as if no one before had asked kids to describe their ideal pair of glasses, they were very imaginative, asking for polka dots, stripes, super hero designs.

  3. Richard Grenell:

    We've just spent a year where parents across the country and I can tell you parents in California have watched their kids be taught through Zoom school. And what that really meant is parents had a peek into the classroom. They're outraged as to what's being taught, and parents of all stripes are literally trying to say 'how do we upend education. How do we make sure that it's not just government run schools. We have to have school choice.

  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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