Definitions

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  • adj. Having pinstripes
  • adj. Made from such fabric

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

  • adj. having very thin stripes

Etymologies

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pin +‎ striped

Examples

  • I think most people see the goons as just the usual hired thugs movie villains always have on hand as cannon fodder, and it doesn't matter what they're wearing, they're the same sort of generic bad guys as mugs in pinstriped suits and gunslingers in black hats and Bond villains in jumpsuits and Stormtroopers and Nazis.

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

  • A scissored article slipped from her hands and floated to the floor — and there he was, grinning at me in monochrome, as striking as ever in the only memento his daddy had left behind after driving off with the other Other Woman: A grey-on-black pinstriped suit, swinging from a coat hanger in the hallway closet.

    "Goddamned"

  • Likely inspired by his own retrospective currently up at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and traveling to Dallas and San Francisco, Gaultier's DNA was in full force as his pinstriped sharp masculine-feminine styling (men in skirts), variations of trench coats, and intrasia sweaters (done in feathers) paraded down the catwalk.

    Cameron Silver: Boys Just Wanna Have Fun

  • ÂLikely inspired by his own retrospective currently up at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and traveling to Dallas and San Francisco, Gaultier's DNA was in full force as his pinstriped sharp masculine-feminine styling (men in skirts), variations of trench coats, and intrasia sweaters (done in feathers) paraded down the catwalk.

    Cameron Silver: Boys Just Wanna Have Fun

  • Never," he said, dressed in a pinstriped blue suit with a pin of Libya's pre-Gadhafi flag on his lapel."

    Libyan rebels seek democracy, official says

  • Ryan Collerd for The Wall Street Journal Robert S. Cohen, teaching Anatomy of a Divorce, his class at Penn Law At 4: 30, with the jacket of his pinstriped suit off and a microphone clipped to his tie, Mr. Cohen welcomed the 33 students to his class, Anatomy of a Divorce.

    The Ultimate Power Hobby

  • He wore bespoke wool suits, occasionally pinstriped, cut by skilled tailors into flowing Middle Eastern designs.

    Day of Honey

  • An elderly man in a pinstriped suit who looked like he was trying to buy the Daily News was swept up in the net — the police released him immediately.

    Think Progress » For eighth day, climate activists block bulldozers at WV’s Coal River Mountain.

  • The costume includes an eye catching dress shirt, vest, tie and pinstriped pants.

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 1058

  • My sister predicted that this niece would become the head of a big record company and would wear a pinstriped three-piece suit to work every day.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

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