HyperDic: stripes

English > 1 sense of the word stripes:
NOUNcommunicationstripes, chevron, stripe, grade insigniaV-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
stripes > pronunciation
Soundsstray'ps
Rhymesgripes
English > stripes: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningV-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service.
Example"they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
Synonymschevron, stripe, grade insignia
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
BroaderbadgeAn emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)

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