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streak·y

 (strē′kē)
adj. streak·i·er, streak·i·est
1. Marked with, characterized by, or occurring in streaks.
2. Variable or uneven in character or quality.

streak′i·ly adv.
streak′i·ness n.

streaky

(ˈstriːkɪ)
adj, streakier or streakiest
1. marked with streaks
2. occurring in streaks
3. (Cookery) (of bacon) having alternate layers of meat and fat
4. of varying or uneven quality
ˈstreakily adv
ˈstreakiness n

streak•y

(ˈstri ki)

adj. streak•i•er, streak•i•est.
1. occurring in or marked by streaks.
2. uneven in quality.
3. uneasy.
[1660–70]
streak′i•ly, adv.
streak′i•ness, n.

streaky

- Describes bacon with alternating strips of fat and lean.
See also related terms for lean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.streaky - marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations; "streaked hair"; "fat legs and dirty streaky faces"
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

streaky

noun streaked, striped, banded, veined three rashers of streaky bacon
Translations
مُخَطَّط، مُعَرَّق
pruhovaný
rákóttur

streaky

[ˈstriːkɪ]
A. ADJrayado, listado; [rock etc] → veteado
B. CPD streaky bacon N (Brit) → tocino m con grasa, bacon m, beicon m

streaky

[ˈstriːki] adj (= striped) → zébré(e), strié(e)streaky bacon n (British)bacon m entrelardé

streaky

adj (+er) glass, faceverschmiert; window, mirrorstreifig; patterngestreift; hairsträhnig; streaky bacon (Brit) → durchwachsener Speck

streaky

[ˈstriːkɪ] adj (colour, window, sky) → striato/a; (rock) → venato/a, screziato/a

streak

(striːk) noun
1. a long, irregular mark or stripe. There was a streak of blood on her cheek; a streak of lightning.
2. a trace of some quality in a person's character etc. She has a streak of selfishness.
verb
1. to mark with streaks. Her dark hair was streaked with grey; The child's face was streaked with tears.
2. to move very fast. The runner streaked round the racetrack.
ˈstreaky adjective
marked with streaks.
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