adjective see pinstripe

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  • pin-striped — /ˈpınˌstraıpt/ adj a pin striped suit • • • Main Entry: ↑pinstripe …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin|striped — «PIHN STRYPT», adjective. having pinstripes; marked with fine stripes …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin-striped pork bellies — n. Stock market index futures. Example Citations: A few years later, at the launch of the Treasury bill market, the IMM was compared in the press to a bawdy house trying to make money by being more outrageous than its rivals . Not to be left out …   New words

  • pin-striped tit-babbler — geltonkrūtis zylinis plepys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Macronus gularis angl. pin striped tit babbler vok. Strichelmeisentimalie, f rus. желтогрудый синицевый бабблер, m pranc. timalie à gorge striée, f ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Pin stripes — are a pattern of very thin stripes running in parallel found in cloth. The pin striped suit has become associated with conservative businesswear although many designers now produce fashionable sharp pin stripes for younger more fashion conscious… …   Wikipedia

  • pin·stripe — /ˈpınˌstraıp/ noun, pl stripes 1 [count] : a thin vertical stripe on cloth a dark suit with white pinstripes often used before another noun a pinstripe pattern/shirt/suit 2 pinstripes [plural] : a suit with pinstripes a man dressed in pinstripes …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinstriped — /pin struypt /, adj. 1. (of a fabric or garment) having a pattern of pin stripes. 2. Informal. having or conveying the attitudes, policies, etc., often associated with persons who typically wear such garments in their work, as bankers or lawyers …   Universalium

  • pinstripe — pin•stripe [[t]ˈpɪnˌstraɪp[/t]] n. 1) tex a very thin stripe, esp. (in fabrics) a thin white stripe on a dark background 2) tex a fabric or garment having such stripes • Etymology: 1895–1900 pin′striped , adj. pin′strip ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • pinstripe — pin|stripe [ˈpınstraıp] n 1.) one of the thin pale lines that form a pattern on cloth against a darker background 2.) pinstripe suit a suit made from cloth with a pinstripe pattern, worn especially by business people ▪ a navy blue pinstripe suit… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cookie Pusher — The term Cookie Pusher has been applied as a reference to diplomats in general and members of the United States Foreign Service specifically. OriginThe Listserv of the American Dialect Society documents cookie pusher as being coined by US… …   Wikipedia

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