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English noun: streak

1. streak (group) an unbroken series of events


SamplesHad a streak of bad luck.
Nicklaus had a run of birdies.


Synonymsrun


Broader (hypernym)succession


Narrower (hyponym)losing streak, winning streak

2. streak (attribute) a distinctive characteristic


SamplesHe has a stubborn streak.
A streak of wildness.


Broader (hypernym)characteristic

3. streak (attribute) a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background


SamplesA green toad with small black stripes or bars.
May the Stars and Stripes forever wave.


Synonymsbar, stripe


Broader (hypernym)marking


Narrower (hyponym)band, banding, stria, striation

4. streak (event) a sudden flash (as of lightning)


Broader (hypernym)flash


English verb: streak

1. streak (motion) move quickly in a straight line


SamplesThe plane streaked across the sky.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move

2. streak (motion) run naked in a public place


ExamplesSam and Sue streak


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)run

3. streak (creation) mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained


Synonymsblotch, mottle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize









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