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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.
References in classic literature ?
Then, at a grocer's shop, we bought an egg and a slice of streaky bacon; which still left what I thought a good deal of change, out of the second of the bright shillings, and made me consider London a very cheap place.
You may remember, Aggy, when I painted the sign of the bold dragoon for Captain Hollister there was that fellow, who was about town laying brick-dust on the houses, came one day and offered to mix what I call the streaky black, for the tail and mane; and then, because it looks like horse-hair, he tells everybody that the sign was painted by himself and Squire Jones.
They had grown used to their fanciful garments looking more gay and gorgeous against the dark gray and streaky silver of the forest, so that the moving figures glowed like stained-glass saints walking.
Second, there was a pretty stiff wind against which he was running; so that I must have seen the streaky look of blowing hair, if the hair had not been very short.
And Jos owned with a sigh, "that for good streaky beef, really mingled with fat and lean, there was no country like England.
It is the custom on the stage, in all good murderous melodramas, to present the tragic and the comic scenes, in as regular alternation, as the layers of red and white in a side of streaky bacon.
ROAST GROUSE Ingredients 2 young grouse 50g unsalted butter 2 slices of streaky bacon 2 sprigs of thyme 2 bay leaves 1 small chopped shallot Method Remove the wing bone and the wish bone making sure that the skin covers all the flesh.
For a third (34%) of those surveyed, streaky fake tan is the worst possible look for summer and for almost a quarter (23%), y-front swimming trunks are the biggest turn off.
Granted, his putter can be streaky, but he boasts some of the best scrambling and tee to green stats on the PGA Tour.
However, many people criticised the tan for appearing streaky on the 17-year-old.
He's a very streaky player and I knew if he got a few frames on the board he'd be hard to stop.
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