Definition of streaking in English:

Share this entry

streaking

Pronunciation: /ˈstriːkɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
Long, thin lines of a different colour from their surroundings, especially on dyed hair: streaking and lowlights give a flattering effect you can get telltale streaking if you are not very careful with application
More example sentences
  • Immature birds are brown above with brown streaking on their white underparts; they have yellow eyes.
  • For instance, song sparrows here in Bel Air have highly visible, dark streaking on the white underparts and long, white streaks on the sides of the crown and chin.
  • An example of light streaking is the swirling trails of automobile head- and taillights.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words