streaky

[ stree-kee ]
/ ˈstri ki /

adjective, streak·i·er, streak·i·est.

occurring in streaks or a streak.
marked with or characterized by streaks.
varying or uneven in quality.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. streak,
  2. streak culture,
  3. streak plate,
  4. streaker,
  5. streaking,
  6. stream,
  7. stream capture,
  8. stream of consciousness,
  9. stream-of-consciousness,
  10. streambed

Origin of streaky

First recorded in 1660–70; streak + -y1

Related formsstreak·i·ly, adverbstreak·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for streaky

streaky

/ (ˈstriːkɪ) /

adjective streakier or streakiest

marked with streaks
occurring in streaks
(of bacon) having alternate layers of meat and fat
of varying or uneven quality
Derived Formsstreakily, adverbstreakiness, noun

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