chevron, stripe, stripes, grade insignia(noun)
V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
"they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
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
The chevrons on the coats of non-commissioned officers are sometimes so called.
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)
persist, priests, respits, sitreps, spriest, sprites, stirpes
The numerical value of stripes in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of stripes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of stripes in a Sentence
There’s nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead animals.
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 !
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.
The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.
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.
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