streaky

streaky
streaky ADJECTIVE (streakier, streakiest) 1) having streaks. 2) Brit. (of bacon) from the belly, thus having alternate strips of fat and lean.
DERIVATIVES streakily adverb streakiness noun.

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  • Streaky — Streak y, a. Same as {Streaked}, 1. The streaky west. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • streaky — [strē′kē] adj. streakier, streakiest 1. marked with or showing streaks 2. occurring in streaks 3. uneven or variable, as in quality streakily adv. streakiness n …   English World dictionary

  • streaky — [[t]stri͟ːki[/t]] streakier, streakiest ADJ GRADED Something that is streaky is marked with long stripes that are a different colour to the rest of it. She has streaky fair hair and blue eyes. ...the empty house with its streaky windows …   English dictionary

  • streaky — UK [ˈstriːkɪ] / US [ˈstrɪkɪ] adjective Word forms streaky : adjective streaky comparative streakier superlative streakiest marked with streaks streaky windows …   English dictionary

  • streaky — adjective (streakier; est) Date: 1722 1. marked with streaks < streaky bacon > 2. apprehensive < nervous and streaky > 3. apt to vary (as in effectiveness) ; unreliable • streakiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • streaky — adj. Streaky is used with these nouns: ↑bacon …   Collocations dictionary

  • streaky — streak|y [ˈstri:ki] adj marked with streaks ▪ streaky grayish marks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • streaky — streak|y [ striki ] adjective marked with STREAKS: streaky windows …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • streaky — adjective marked with streaks: When I washed the shirt it went all streaky …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Streaky Bay — Staat: Australien Bundesstaat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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