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  • adjective having stripes resembling those of a tiger


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  • The younger Townsend was gaining a reputation at the time for his crisp craftsmanship and for his use of rare, imported woods from the Caribbean, like tiger-striped mahogany.

    A Colonial Chest Full of Surprises 2011

  • His large living room, pictured here, has white linen Flexform sofa, a tiger-striped rug and a wood coffee table made from two doors from Bali.

    Edelstein's Beach Hangout 2011

  • That slinky, leave-no-secrets tiger-striped sheath tells you everything you need to know at a glance.

    The Call of the Wild Lesley M. M. Blume 2011

  • She stirred things up at the Virginia Republican Party convention that year, showing up in a tiger-striped pantsuit to shake hands with delegates and gin up support for Warner.

    Elizabeth Taylor played political role as senator's wife 2011

  • His living room has a white linen Flexform sofa, a tiger-striped rug and a wood coffee table made from two doors from Bali.

    His Hotel, His Hangout Nancy Keates 2011

  • It could be Sasha the mutt; semi-retired tiger-striped Norman the cat; Conner, Charm and Summer the Belgian Tervurens; or Harmony the bay Thoroughbred granddaughter of Secretariat.

    Animals can assist in psychotherapy 2011

  • An animal control officer removed a brown tiger-striped female domestic shorthair.

    Prince George's County Animal Watch Post 2010

  • A 1984 movie adaptation of Urusei Yatsura, Rumiko Takahashi's classic nerdy manga series about an obnoxious teenage boy and the hot alien girl in a tiger-striped bikini who is in love with him.

    MIND MELD: Anime Film Favorites (+ The Top 14 Anime Films of All Time!) 2010

  • The time was not now; it was the old Kathmandu of the sixties, with its open spaces and its tiger-striped taxis.

    Samrat Upadhyay: Buddha's Orphans: We're All Connected in our Suffering Samrat Upadhyay 2010

  • Norma Kamali one-piece bathing suit, a bottle of Norell perfume with just a little residue left, a pair of Pucci sneakers, a Blass tiger-striped jacket ( "My mother loved and wore the hell out of this jacket," she writes).

    Clothing Makes a Woman 2010


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