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Synonyms of streak in English:


  • 1 a streak of orange light appeared in the east
    band, line, strip, stripe, vein, slash, bar;
    ray, finger, pencil, stroke;
    trace, touch, fleck, dash
    technical stria, striation, lane
  • 2 the damp grass had left green streaks on her legs
    informal splodge, splotch
  • 3 a streak of lightning
    bolt, shaft, flash, beam
  • 4 Tammy had a streak of self-destructiveness
    element, vein, trace, touch, dash, strain;
    trait, characteristic
  • 5 I suppose my winning streak had to come to an end eventually
    British informal patch
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  • 1 the sky was streaked with red
    stripe, band, bar, fleck
    technical striate
    archaic freak
  • 2 overalls streaked with maroon paint
    mark, daub, smear, smudge, stain
    informal splodge, splotch
  • 3 Miranda streaked across the road
    race, dash, rush, run, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, plunge, dive, whisk, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble
    informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zap, zip, whip, step on it, get a move on, hotfoot it, leg it, steam, put on some speed, go like a bat out of hell, burn rubber
    British informal bomb, go like the clappers, bucket, put one's foot down
    Scottish informal wheech
    North American informal boogie, hightail it, clip, barrel, get the lead out
    informal, dated cut along
    North American vulgar slang drag/tear/haul ass
    literary fleet
    archaic post, hie, haste
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