streaky

adjective \ ˈstrē-kē \

Definition of streaky

streakier; streakiest
1 :marked with streaks
  • streaky bacon
2 :apprehensive
  • nervous and streaky
3 :apt to vary (as in effectiveness) :unreliable

streakiness

noun

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First Known Use of streaky

1722


STREAKY Defined for English Language Learners

streaky

adjective

Definition of streaky for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing streaks

  • : good or successful at some times and bad or unsuccessful at others : not reliably or consistently good


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