blue streak

noun

Definition of blue streak

1 : something that moves very fast
2 : a constant stream of words talked a blue streak

Examples of blue streak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Texas politics, to be clear, has a reputation for a blue streak. Tom Benning, Dallas News, "As Cornyn says Hegar’s salty language is too naughty for a senator, she says he’s too prim for Texas," 22 Oct. 2020 The state hasn't supported a Republican White House hopeful since Richard Nixon in 1972, the longest blue streak in the country. Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner, "Trump campaign eyes Minnesota prize as Biden slips in polls," 2 Sep. 2020 Courtesy of Urban Outfitters Swirling blue streaks give this ceramic seashell dish even more beachy appeal. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "6 Ways to Try the Seashell Decor Trend That Make a Splash," 21 Apr. 2020 After the first flight of ducks came in, the oldest of my buddies (even older than me) and one of the best I’ve ever had the pleasure to hunt with, was cussing a blue streak. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, "Missing is a fact of hunting life. So is having no sympathy for the person who missed.," 8 Oct. 2019 Sometimes actually seems to be quite often, as the path to the White House has become a blue streak of vulgarity, cuss words and four-letter effusions. Author: Mark Z. Barabak, Anchorage Daily News, "What the #%&@?! Trump and 2020 Democrats are cursing a blue streak," 24 Sep. 2019 Sometimes actually seems to be quite often, as the path to the White House has become a blue streak of vulgarity, cuss words and four-letter effusions. Author: Mark Z. Barabak, Anchorage Daily News, "What the #%&@?! Trump and 2020 Democrats are cursing a blue streak," 24 Sep. 2019 Always blue: Cuyahoga County has the longest blue streak in Ohio, last voting for a Republican when Richard Nixon was on the ticket in 1972. 5. Rich Exner, cleveland, "10 takeaways about presidential election votes in Ohio: Capitol Letter," 25 Dec. 2019 Sometimes actually seems to be quite often, as the path to the White House has become a blue streak of vulgarity, cuss words and four-letter effusions. Author: Mark Z. Barabak, Anchorage Daily News, "What the #%&@?! Trump and 2020 Democrats are cursing a blue streak," 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of blue streak

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Blue streak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20streak. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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