stripe Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “stripe” - English Dictionary

Definition of "stripe" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

stripenoun [C]

 us   /strɑɪp/
a ​line on a ​surface that is a different ​color from the ​rest of the ​surface: a ​bluetie with ​gray stripes A stripe is also a ​particulartype, esp. when there are many ​possibletypes: Governments of every stripe (= of all ​politicalopinions) have a ​tendency to ​try to ​control the ​press.
striped
adjective [not gradable]  us   /strɑɪpt/
a striped red-and-white ​shirt
(Definition of stripe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "stripe" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

stripenoun [C]

uk   us   /straɪp/

stripe noun [C] (COLOUREDSTRIP)

B1 a ​strip on the ​surface of something that is a different ​colour from the ​surroundingsurface: The ​zebra is a ​wildAfricanhorse with ​black and ​white stripes.
More examples

stripe noun [C] (ON UNIFORM)

(US also bar) a ​strip of ​material that is ​sewn onto the ​arm of a ​militaryuniform to show the ​rank of the ​personwearing it: By the ​age of 25 he'd already ​earned his third stripe and ​become a ​sergeant.
(Definition of stripe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stripe?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day