Definition of candy-striped in English:

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(Of material or a garment) patterned with alternating stripes of white and another colour, typically pink.
Example sentences
  • More colour was on offer at the ever-adventurous Japanese house Issey Miyake, which ended its carefully choreographed show with grass green, turquoise and fluorescent orange either in blocks or in candy-striped suits.
  • I saw Sienna Miller wearing a candy-striped dress by him earlier this year, which I loved - if I hadn't already bought my wedding dress, I would have tried to get something similar.
  • A little showman in a candy-striped jacket and straw hat is dancing before an audience composed entirely of shrouded skeletons.



adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • It's allegedly a work-shirt, but has big blue and green candy-stripes on a white background, French cuffs and a collar too loose on me to really wear a tie.
  • He accessorised them with candy-stripe shirts and flip-flops - just the thing to wear when seeing your banker in Goa.
  • Underneath, cool, relaxed candy-stripe silk shirts given an ultra masculine/feminine take on this season's essential striped shirt or fine lambs wool knitwear pieces are worn.

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