candy stripe—a print of fine red stripes on a white background (the pattern found on peppermint candy):
- The door was answered by a woman dressed in jeans and a candy-stripe shirt several sizes too big for her.
candy striper—(U.S. sl.) a young woman who is a volunteer nurse’s aid in a hospital:
- Carol followed the young candystriper across the lobby but couldn’t keep up; her legs were still shaky.