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adjective, streak·i·er, streak·i·est.
  1. occurring in streaks or a streak.
  2. marked with or characterized by streaks.
  3. varying or uneven in quality.
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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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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
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Derived Formsstreakily, adverbstreakiness, noun
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