HyperDic: streak

English > 7 senses of the word streak:
NOUNgroupstreak, runan unbroken series of events
attributestreaka distinctive characteristic
attributestreak, stripe, bara narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background
eventstreaka sudden flash (as of lightning)
VERBmotionstreakmove quickly in a straight line
motionstreakrun naked in a public place
creationstreak, mottle, blotchmark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
streak > pronunciation
Soundsstriy'k
Rhymesantique ... wreak: 54 rhymes with iyk...
English > streak: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn unbroken series of events.
Example"had a streak of bad luck"
Synonymrun
Narrowerlosing streakA streak of losses
winning streakA streak of wins
BroadersuccessionA group of people or things arranged or following in order
Spanishracha, sarta
Catalanratxa
English > streak: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA distinctive characteristic.
Examples
  • "he has a stubborn streak"
  • "a streak of wildness"
BroadercharacteristicA distinguishing quality
Spanishvena
English > streak: 7 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background.
Synonymsstripe, bar
Narrowerband, banding, stria, striationA stripe or stripes of contrasting color
BroadermarkingA pattern of marks
Spanishraya, trazo
Catalanratlla
Adjectivesstreakymarked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
Verbsstreakmark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
English > streak: 7 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA sudden flash (as of lightning).
BroaderflashA sudden intense burst of radiant energy
Spanishhaz
English > streak: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove quickly in a straight line.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The plane streaked across the sky"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishsurcar
English > streak: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningRun naked in a public place.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue streak
BroaderrunMove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
Nounsstreakersomeone who takes off all their clothes and runs naked through a public place
English > streak: 7 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsmottle, blotch
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishmanchar
Nounsstreaka narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background

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