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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 ?
Sure me fawther got a goold medal (and his Excellency himself eat a slice of it, and said never was finer mate in his loif) for a four-year-old heifer, the like of which ye never saw in this country any day." 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
They are streaky brown on top, and grey underneath, with chestnut wings and white wingbars.
Smashed avocado and poached eggs (from [pounds sterling]7.45) - with toast, chilli, lime and a choice of smoked salmon or streaky bacon (breakfast and weekend brunch)
This meaty dish contained six lambs kidneys, half a pound of chipolata sausages, four rashers of streaky bacon -'made into eight rolls'- an onion, quarter of a pound of mushrooms, four tablespoons of Heinz olive oil and one 15 and a half ounce can of Heinz cream of tomato soup .
The mouth-watering hamper feeds up to 10 people, and includes a fresh turkey hen, hand-rolled pigs in blankets, pork, sage and onion stuffing balls, streaky bacon, turkey gravy, juicy free-range heritage steaks and lots more.