streaked

adjective
\ˈstrēkt, ˈstrē-kəd\

Definition of streaked 

1 : marked with stripes or linear discolorations

2 : physically or mentally disturbed : upset

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Synonyms for streaked

Synonyms

banded, barred, striped

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Above his red-streaked cheeks and forehead sat a resplendent headdress glowing with hues of light yellow, mustard yellow, crimson red, orange and turquoise feathers. Doug Hansen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Ecuador’s amazing Amazon," 23 May 2018 To the left of the entrance is a lounge where translucent backlit panels cast everything in a streaked-marmalade glow. Pete Wells, New York Times, "A Chinatown Noodle Dynasty Returns in Style," 13 Feb. 2018 Waititi, hair trimmed short and streaked with gray throughout, absolutely looked a year older. Dan Kois, New York Times, "The Superweirdo Behind ‘Thor: Ragnarok’," 19 Oct. 2017 Twenty-four years ago, the house was one story and the ceiling was streaked dark yellow. Lee Jenkins, SI.com, "The House That Built Sam Darnold," 7 Aug. 2017 Giant waves take aim at a countryside, with bright yellow paddy fields, a futuristic semi-spherical highway and a lone house surrounded by blue-streaked mountains. By Anne Tschida, miamiherald, "Women don’t get much play in the art world, but here comes ‘Women Painting’ at Miami Dade College," 24 July 2017 Most Eco-Friendly: Hugger Mugger Para Rubber Yoga Mat The Hugger Mugger Para Rubber Yoga mat was, to me, the most aesthetically pleasing of the bunch, with its streaked, abstract but simple pattern. The Si Staff, SI.com, "The Best Yoga Mats 2017," 29 June 2017 The streaked tulips of today that appear broken are most likely impostors, bred to look that way using basic genetics. Joanna Klein, New York Times, "Broken Tulips: ‘That Last Gasp of Beauty Before Death’," 11 May 2017 Most Eco-Friendly: Hugger Mugger Para Rubber Yoga Mat The Hugger Mugger Para Rubber Yoga mat was, to me, the most aesthetically pleasing of the bunch, with its streaked, abstract but simple pattern. The Si Staff, SI.com, "The Best Yoga Mats 2017," 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of streaked

1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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