a pattern of bright stripes of one color against a plain background, used chiefly in fabrics.
having a design in candy stripe. Contemporary Examples The Secret Speakeasies of Buenos Aires Jeff Campagna February 24, 2014 adjective (esp of clothing fabric) having narrow coloured stripes on a white background
a person, often a teenager, who works as a volunteer in a hospital. Contemporary Examples Joe, Start Acting Jewish! Lee Siegel December 13, 2009 n.
a plant of the genus Iberis, of the mustard family, especially I. umbellata, an ornamental plant with tufted pink, violet, purple, or red flowers, originally from the island of Crete. Historical Examples Gardening for Little Girls Olive Hyde Foster Amateur Gardencraft Eben E. Rexford Talks about Flowers. M. D. Wellcome The Old Woman Who Lived […]
a timid or cowardly person; sissy. timid or cowardly; sissified.