- a number or combination of such strips, worn on a military, naval, or other uniform as a badge of rank, service, good conduct, combat wounds, etc.
- Informal. status or recognition as a result of one's efforts, experience, or achievements: She earned her stripes as a traveling sales representative and then moved up to district manager.
verb (used with object), striped, strip·ing.
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Terrorists of most stripes are already celebrating the “relief” that has come with the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to cause turmoil in many of the world’s biggest nations, including the United States.Butterfly Effect: Pandemic Shrouds Terrorist Activities|Charu Kasturi|September 3, 2020|Ozy
In an era upended by pandemic and recession, companies of all stripes have scrambled to survive, let alone innovate and scale.Shopify, Chewy and Ally are Resilience Awards finalists|Digiday Awards|September 1, 2020|Digiday
Dončić poured in 42 points, connecting on 13 of his 21 shots from the field and 14 of 15 from the charity stripe.Monster Games In The NBA Playoffs Aren’t Automatically Translating To Wins|Jared Dubin|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
As an innovation consultant, I regularly work with clients of all stripes.How can you be more innovative? Try the what-if method|Duncan Wardle|August 19, 2020|Quartz
He ended the evening with just 23 points, three assists, 11 shots and six attempts from the charity stripe.The Raptors’ Defense Is Almost Never The Same, But It’s Always Really Good|Jared Dubin|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Her neon blue hair is teased high with a gray stripe emerging from the front.
New moms and dads of every stripe want their kids to grow up healthy and happy and successful.
The white uni features a wide, royal blue stripe down the side of the jersey.
There were low-slung skirts, exposed midriffs and jutting hips, column dresses, and every kind of stripe you could imagine.Marc Jacobs' Spring Summer 2013 Show: Walk The Line|Isabel Wilkinson|September 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sharply dressed in a pin-stripe suit, he sat in the vast lobby of the Ottoman Palace, a short drive from the border with Syria.Spinmeister Ammar al-Wawi Peddles Upbeat Message of Syrian Rebellion|Mike Giglio|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When he was good for a week, he drew good-conduct pay; and when he was bad, he was deprived of his good-conduct-stripe.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Death wore a blue pin-stripe suit, well fitting but slightly unpressed.
Then all this stopped and on the wet undergrowth again there was a movement like the zig-zag stripe of the tiger's skin.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
He was neatly dressed in a grey stripe, and wore a black-bound red waistcoat with brass buttons.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
Their mane appears to be of a darker colour, which is continued as a narrow stripe down the back.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury