Home » Dictionary » tiger stripe

tiger stripe

tiger stripe
 n.— «August I started a new urban legend at Gencon, amazing even myself at my physical relilience in the third trimester. I started to carry heavy and knew I waddled if I walked when tired. Tiger stripes of stretch marks blossomed on the underside of my belly. I thought I was nearly done.» —“The year in review—2005″ by fairoriana My Truant Pen (Boston, Massachusetts) Jan. 1, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Baby Blues (episode #1542)

A hundred years ago, suffragists lobbied to win women the right to vote. Linguistically speaking, though, suffrage isn’t about “suffering.” It’s from a Latin word that involves voting. Plus: military cadences often include...

Tiger Tail (episode #1540)

You may have a favorite word in English, but what about your favorite in another language? The Spanish term ojalá is especially handy for expressing hopefulness and derives from Arabic for “God willing.” In Trinidad, if you want to ask...