Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Marked with or suggestive of stripes; striped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having stripes; striped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stripe-like; occurring in stripes; marked by streaks or stripes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked or decorated with stripes

Etymologies

stripe +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • mixed bean stews and chili are cheap meals.. especially useing the "stripy" tins of tomatoes, kidney beans, black beans, butter beans... and growing your own too!

    with the economy being as it is...

  • In one of his "Just So Stories," Kipling suggested the leopard got its spots because the animal moved to an environment "'sclusively full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy-blatchy shadows."

    How the leopard got his spots -- really

  • Messi, Ronaldo and stripy French jerseys can only mean one thing - James is back for another rifle through the European papers

    James Richardson's European paper review - video

  • This Victorian architectural gem almost certainly didn't need gussying-up with big, bold designer wallpaper and stripy carpets, and I never want to listen to Lily Allen cover the Kaiser Chiefs while I eat.

    Norwich's 10 best budget eats

  • It was magnificent in the stripy jacket into which I had glued it and had pink pantaloons knitted by Aunty Agnes.

    'David, my brother for a year'

  • Cox and Forshaw encourage the reader to imagine how a succession of bullet-like particles could build up an interference pattern—a worthwhile exercise "because it's futile, and a few hours of brain-racking should convince you that a stripy pattern is inconceivable."

    Making Sense of It All

  • In other news, hey, I still can't find the brown button-down shirt, but my stripy purple and brown one fits!

    the wind it blew before but not like this. it was much easier before.

  • Because I am a lemming, and this is the year of the Colorful Con hair, I am also dying my hair stripy violet, gold, and indigo.

    he wants to be mister vertigo on the flying trapeze

  • And that's a pretty good shot of the stripy in my hair.

    i need not to need

  • I just made myself a neckwarmer pillow out of jasmine rice and an old stripy lime-and-lavender kneesock.

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