Definition of “stripe” - English Dictionary

“stripe” in British English

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stripenoun [ C ]

uk /straɪp/ us /straɪp/

stripe noun [ C ] (COLOUREDSTRIP)

B1 a strip on the surface of something that is a different colour from the surrounding surface:

The zebra is a wild African horse with black and white stripes.

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(Definition of “stripe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“stripe” in American English

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stripenoun [ C ]

us /strɑɪp/

a line on a surface that is a different color from the rest of the surface:

a blue tie with gray stripes

A stripe is also a particular type, esp. when there are many possible types:

Governments of every stripe (= of all political opinions) 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)