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pin·stripe

also pin stripe  (pĭn′strīp′)
n.
1. A very thin stripe, especially on a fabric.
2.
a. A fabric with very thin stripes, often used for suits.
b. often pinstripes A suit made of such fabric.

pin′striped′ adj.

pinstripe

(ˈpɪnˌstraɪp)
(in textiles) n
(Textiles)
a. a very narrow stripe in fabric or the fabric itself, used esp for men's suits
b. (as modifier): a pinstripe suit.

pin•stripe

(ˈpɪnˌstraɪp)

n.
1. a very thin stripe, esp. (in fabrics) a thin white stripe on a dark background.
2. a fabric or garment having such stripes.
[1895–1900]
pin′striped`, adj.
pin′strip`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinstripe - a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
suit, suit of clothes - a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit"
2.pinstripe - a fabric with very thin stripes
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
3.pinstripe - a very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
stripe, banding, band - an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
Translations

pinstripe

[ˈpɪnstraɪp]
A. ADJde raya diplomática
B. N (= suit) → traje m de raya diplomática; (= fabric) → tela f de raya diplomática; (= stripe) → raya f diplomática
C. CPD pinstripe suit Ntraje m de raya diplomática

pinstripe

[ˈpɪnstraɪp]
nrayures fpl très fines
modif [suit] → à rayures

pinstripe

[ˈpɪnˌstraɪp] adj pinstripe suit(abito) gessato
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