A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence, any linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.
A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.
A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.
A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.
Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.
The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
After leaving school, I travelled around Europe for about six months. In Denmark, I thought that was my chance to get an amazing haircut, so I went to what I thought was a great hairdresser. It turned out to be the car wash of hairdressers, and I walked out sporting yet another pudding bowl, but this time with a stripe bleached down the centre. Becki Newton
There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos. Jim Hightower
This was 1978, when flying was still an occasion, a special grand event that took planning and care. I worked as a TWA flight attendant then. I stood in my Ralph Lauren uniform at the boarding door and smiled at the passengers through lips coated with lipstick that perfectly matched the stripe on my jacket. Mostly, the passengers smiled back. Ann Hood
Question everything. Every stripe, every star, every word spoken. Everything. Ernest Gaines
I don't have the activist temperament. I like listening to divergent points of view and hearing people out. I like getting along. I even like being liked, although activists of any stripe should get rid of that handicap at the outset. Victoria Moran