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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

  2. priests

  3. respits

  4. sitreps

  5. spriest

  6. sprites

  7. 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. Holly Dickson:

    What we're seeing in Arkansas is the most dangerous assault on the right to vote since the Jim Crow era, these bills don't just make it harder to vote, they also make it easier for partisan politicians to interfere with local election administrators -- something that could have disastrous consequences for democracy. These bills will make it harder for all voters -- of all political stripes -- to make their voices heard.

  2. Kevin Cramer:

    It's unusual, but it's got to be an important part of it, i think there's a growing realization by politicians of all stripes that it's an issue that Americans want us to deal with.

  3. 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 !

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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