pinstriped

pinstriped

[pin-strahypt]
adjective
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: a pinstriped mind.
Also, pin-striped.


Origin:
1895–1900; pinstripe + -ed3

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