[ 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.


Origin of streaky

First recorded in 1660–70; streak + -y1

Related forms

streak·i·ly, adverbstreak·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for 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 Forms

streakily, adverbstreakiness, noun
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