adj (-kier, -kiest)
- 1.1 (uneven) the paint's dried streaky el color no ha quedado uniforme al secarse la pintura, el color ha quedado disparejo al secarse la pintura (Latin America/América Latina)More example sentences1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Cookery/Cocina] streaky bacon tocino (masculine) or (Spain/España) bacon (masculine) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) panceta (feminine) streaky pork tocino (masculine) entreverado (fresco) 1.3 (unpredictable) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], errático
More 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.
More 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.
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.