pencil stripe


a stripe of varying widths, especially a dark stripe on a light ground.
a pattern of such stripes.
a fabric or garment having such stripes.

Nearby words

  1. pencil cedar,
  2. pencil crayon,
  3. pencil gate,
  4. pencil pusher,
  5. pencil skirt,
  6. penciliform,
  7. penciling,
  8. pend,
  9. pend oreille,
  10. penda

Origin of pencil stripe

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019