Definition of pinstripe in English:

pinstripe

Syllabification: pin·stripe
Pronunciation: /ˈpinˌstrīp
 
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noun

1A very narrow stripe in cloth, especially of the type used for formal suits.
More example sentences
  • Also very summery are the whitewashed pastel cotton pants, bold cotton stripes and abstract floral prints and pinstripes on denim, cotton satin and viscose stretch fabrics.
  • There was stuff for the men too - from the biker look to the retro pinstripes and blazer stripes and also denim.
  • Herringbone, pinstripe and houndstooth are everywhere too, adding a classic look to the winter collection which is expected in the shops this month.
1.1A pinstripe suit.
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  • This year's collection from Libra features neatly tailored trouser suits - classic pinstripes for day wear, and satin panelling for after six.
  • Looks this season include serious pinstripes and classic business suits in plain wool fabrics.
  • I turned to see a man on the pavement, all suited up in pale pinstripes and cravat, battered Bible in his right hand.

adjective

Sports, informal Back to top  
Of or relating to baseball, especially to the New York Yankees or other teams whose suits feature pinstripes: a play that instantly became part of pinstripe legend
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  • Then, facing elimination and protecting a 1-0 lead in Game 3, shortstop Derek Jeter made a play that instantly became part of pinstripe legend.

Derivatives

pinstriped

adjective
More example sentences
  • Try a lighter, linen jacket with a floral camisole and pinstriped pencil skirt to the knee.
  • We'll prepare for our June 5 Belmont Stakes Smarty party by practicing our mint julep mixing and trying on our natty pinstriped sportswear.
  • As we were wandering down the aisles, we found these nice pinstriped sports jackets, and I told him to try it on to see how he looks in stripes - hopefully better than his current jacket.

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