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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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Giordano's new line beats the heat with its simple and sharp white & blue pin stripe poplin shirts, fine finished twill bottoms and stylish gauge sweaters along with dark indigo washes in denims.
They're wearing pin stripe suits - hey, they're city guys after all - but they're wearing them with one button, loosened collars and thick ties.
She wore a jacket and pin stripe trousers and white trainers and had a ring through her navel.
You can put a stripe tie with a stripe shirt but, once again, vary the scale: a pin stripe shirt with a wide rep stripe tie is a good match.
The thread up of these five yarns creates a luxurious pin stripe with colors that vary in rich hues and subtle tones.
Simple, clean white minimalism is the key in this line with crisp cotton, pin stripes and tailored jackets with retro style.