Definition of Streaky

1. Adjective. Marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations. "Fat legs and dirty streaky faces"

Exact synonyms: Streaked
Similar to: Patterned
Derivative terms: Streak



Definition of Streaky

1. a. Same as Streaked, 1.

Definition of Streaky

1. Adjective. Having streaks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Streaky

1. covered with streaks [adj STREAKIER, STREAKIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Streaky

streakiest
streakily
streakiness
streakinesses
streaking
streaking it
streakings
streakless
streaklight tubeshoulder
streaklight tubeshoulders
streaklike
streakline
streaklines
streaks
streaks it
streaky (current term)
streaky bacon
stream
stream cipher
stream of consciousness
stream orchid
streamable
streambed
streambeds
streame
streamed
streamer
streamer fly
streamers
streamertail

Literary usage of Streaky

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1. Journals of Expeditions of Discovery Into Central Australia, and Overland by Edward John Eyre (1845)
"The following brief extracts from my Journal of that period, whilst crossing from streaky Bay to Mount Arden, will convey an idea of the character of the ..."

2. The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand: From the by William Howitt (1865)
"Mr. Hack sent to examine the country north and east of streaky Bay. ... Miller and Button proceed NW from streaky Bay into the interior—Return for want of ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"An old game at cards. MACKEREL, ». (Fr.) A bawd. MACKEREL-SKY, ». A streaky sky, believed to portend wind and rain. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1901)
"of that strong streaky style of rock painting which is characteristic of Hokusai's ... streaky ..."

5. Timber: A Comprehensive Study of Wood in All Its Aspects, Commercial and by Paul Charpentier, Joseph Kennell, tr (1902)
"ANATOMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OK streaky DUCTS. These ducts are formed by transverse strokes, occupying only a portion of the circumference of the tube, ..."

6. Timber: A Comprehensive Study of Wood in All Its Aspects, Commercial and by Paul Charpentier (1902)
"ANATOMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF streaky DUCTS. These ducts are formed by transverse strokes, occupying only a portion of the circumference of the tube, ..."

7. A History of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia: Or, An Account of by Julian Edmund Tenison Woods (1865)
"Flinders* explorations in the Investigator—The Australian Bight—Fowler's, streaky, and Coffin's Bays — Port Lincoln—Spencer's ..."

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