pinstripe

[ pin-strahyp ]
/ ˈpɪnˌstraɪp /

noun

a very thin stripe, especially in fabrics.
a pattern of such stripes.
a fabric or garment having such stripes.

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Origin of pinstripe

First recorded in 1895–1900; pin + stripe1
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British Dictionary definitions for pinstripe

pinstripe
/ (ˈpɪnˌstraɪp) /

noun (in textiles)

  1. a very narrow stripe in fabric or the fabric itself, used esp for men's suits
  2. (as modifier)a pinstripe suit
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