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verb streak pronunciation in American English /strik/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestreaking
past tensestreaked
past participlestreaked
  1. 1
    [transitive] to leave lines or long marks on something
    windows streaked with rain
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move very quickly
    The car streaked past the finish line.
  3. 3
    [transitive] to put lines of lighter color in your hair
    He streaked his hair blond.
  4. 4
    [intransitive] informal to run through a public place with no clothes on, especially as a joke
    The game stopped when a man streaked across the field.
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