(noun, verb)


1. an unbroken series of events

- had a streak of bad luck

Similar word(s): run

Definition categories: group, succession

2. a distinctive characteristic

- he has a stubborn streak

- a streak of wildness

Definition categories: attribute, characteristic

3. a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

Similar word(s): bar, stripe

Definition categories: attribute, marking

4. a sudden flash (as of lightning)

Definition categories: event, flash

Sentences with streak as a noun:

- The picture I took out the car window had streaks.

- I hope I can keep up this streak of accomplishments.

- I was on a winning streak until the fourth game, where I was dealt terrible cards.

- She's a quiet, bookish person, but she has a rebellious streak.


1. move quickly in a straight line

- The plane streaked across the sky

Definition categories: motion, move

2. run naked in a public place

Definition categories: motion, run

3. mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

Similar word(s): blotch, mottle

Definition categories: creation, color, colorise, colorize, colour, colourise, colourize

Sentences with streak as a verb:

- If you clean a window in direct sunlight, it will streak.

- It was a pleasant game until some guy went streaking across the field.

- You will streak a window by cleaning it in direct sunlight.