streaky

[stree-kee]
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Origin of streaky

First recorded in 1660–70; streak + -y1
Related formsstreak·i·ly, adverbstreak·i·ness, noun
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striped, smudgy

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British Dictionary definitions for streaky

streaky

adjective streakier or streakiest
  1. marked with streaks
  2. occurring in streaks
  3. (of bacon) having alternate layers of meat and fat
  4. of varying or uneven quality
Derived Formsstreakily, adverbstreakiness, noun
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