adjective (streakier, streakiest)
- 1Having streaks of different colours or textures: streaky blond hairMore example sentences
- After the season, the 21-year-old with the streaky blond hairdo kept the entertainment coming.
- The attacker is described as white, with an Irish accent, streaky hair, which is possibly grey, and face stubble.
- My brother Norton stumbled out, his hand slipping from that of a pretty girl with long, streaky blonde hair.
- 2 • informal , chiefly North American Variable in quality; not predictable or reliable: King has always been a famously streaky hitterMore example sentences
- I would call myself a streaky putter and I didn't putt well last year, apart from on two or three occasions.
- Both Townsend and Logan are streaky kickers, while Hodge's attempts to replicate his Reivers form in a Scotland shirt have been worryingly fitful.
- ‘I was very streaky in the semis, but fortunately I had an early lead on Carol, which took some of the pressure off,’ said Dorin-Ballard.
- 3British • informal Lucky: Wise’s rather streaky opening goal for ChelseaMore example sentences
- I am very streaky, though; when I do get on a roll I hole just about everything from close range.
- Although the Australian then failed to connect cleanly, his streaky shot still managed to sneak in at the near post.
- Jonty's job was to keep the players on their toes; keep urging them to strive for perfection; to watch the next ball; to catch the next catch; to run-out the next streaky run-stealer.
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- With stooped shoulders and arms strategically placed to conceal unwisely revealed untoned tummies, the streakily applied fake tan denotes that the future is clearly both bright and orange.
- The interior has a beach house feel, with fresh floral or checked cotton fabrics and streakily limewashed wooden furniture.
- Jayantha was also strong square of the wicket, though occasionally streakily, with one edge flying to the right of Kallis at slip.