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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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say stripes in sign language?

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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. Julian Castro:

    Like in Watergate, after more evidence gets out there ... you'll see more people of different political stripes start to support it.

  2. Leonard Hodgson:

    To St. Paul, stripes, stones, shipwrecks, and thorns in the flesh were religious experiences to Judas Iscariot, the daily companionship of Jesus of Nazareth was not.

  3. 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.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    Rather than me talking about what he did, let me tell you what I did: I stuck with it, i'm not going to change stripes on this issue.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of stripes

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