streak

/ˈstriːk/

  • Noun
  • a long, thin mark that is a different color from its background
    1. He left streaks where he wiped the glass.
    2. The miners had streaks of coal dust on their faces.
  • a quality that is noticeable especially because it is different from a person's other qualities
    1. a streak of stubbornness = a stubborn streak
    2. She has an adventurous/competitive streak in her.
    3. He has a mean streak. [=a tendency to be mean]
  • a period of repeated success or failure
    1. a lucky streak
    2. a streak of 11 straight victories
    3. a winning/losing streak [=a series of wins/losses]
    4. The team has recently been on a hot streak. [=the team has been winning a lot of games recently]
  • a long, narrow area or flash of light
    1. a streak of lightning/light
  • Verb
  • to make long lines of a different color on or in (something)
    1. Tears streaked her face.
    2. Her face was streaked with tears.
    3. Her hair is streaked with gray.
  • to go or move very quickly
    1. A shooting star streaked across the sky.
    2. A skateboarder streaked past us.
  • to run through a public place naked in order to get attention

Những từ liên quan với STREAK

hint, beam, slash, ridge, ray, shade, dash, stroke, layer, smear, strip, stripe, band, bar