informal Very fast: he is off like a streak
More example sentences
- Of all the fish Charlie is always the first to spot your approach, crossing the pool like a streak of greased lightning to stick his head out of the water.
- Then he was off like a streak, running up the hill.
- Suddenly she took off, like a streak, straight ahead, and vanished out of sight.
Definition of like a streak in:
- The US English dictionary