Adjective "pinstriped" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of cloth) having a pattern of very narrow stripes.
  1. 'If the pinstriped boxer shorts had eyes, they would most assuredly be rolling.'
  2. 'The pastor's daughter in the bulky pinstriped trouser suit seems to think better of her brief triumphal gesture.'
  3. 'He is wearing a navy-blue blazer and a custom-made pinstriped shirt with his initials stitched into the cloth just above the belt.'
  4. 'He was rather surprised to see the unconscious man in his full pinstriped uniform slumping down in his seat.'
  5. 'There is a notable lack of moire rainbows, given Harry's checkered suit and pinstriped tie.'


1. (of a fabric or garment) having a pattern of pin stripes.

2. Informal. having or conveying the attitudes, policies, etc., often associated with persons who typically wear such garments in their work, as bankers or lawyers: a pinstriped mind.

More examples(as adjective)

"suits can be pinstriped."

"youths can be pinstriped."

"wools can be pinstriped."

"twerps can be pinstriped."

"ties can be pinstriped."

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