mean streak

Definition of mean streak

  1. :  a tendency to be mean He has a mean streak.

Word by Word Definitions

meanplay
  1. :  to have in the mind as a purpose :  intend

    :  to design for or destine to a specified purpose or future

    :  to serve or intend to convey, show, or indicate :  signify

  1. :  lacking distinction or eminence :  humble

    :  lacking in mental discrimination :  dull

    :  of poor, shabby, or inferior quality or status

  1. :  occupying a middle position :  intermediate in space, order, time, kind, or degree

    :  occupying a position about midway between extremes

    :  being the mean of a set of values :  average

  1. :  something intervening or intermediate

    :  a middle point between extremes

    :  a value that lies within a range of values and is computed according to a prescribed law: such as

streakplay
  1. :  a line or mark of a different color or texture from the ground :  stripe

    :  the color of the fine powder of a mineral obtained by scratching or rubbing against a hard white surface and constituting an important distinguishing character

    :  inoculum implanted in a line on a solid medium

  1. :  to make streaks on or in

    :  to move swiftly :  rush

    :  to have a streak (as of winning or outstanding performances)


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