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pinstripe

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪnstrʌɪp
 
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Definition of pinstripe in English:

noun

1A very narrow stripe in cloth, especially of the type used for formal suits.
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 suit made of pinstripe cloth: a double-breasted navy pinstripe
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

pinstriped

1
adjective
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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