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pinstriped

or pin-striped

[pin-strahypt] /ˈpɪnˌstraɪpt/
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.
Origin of pinstriped
1895-1900
1895-1900; pinstripe + -ed3
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