streamer

noun
stream·​er | \ ˈstrē-mər How to pronounce streamer (audio) \

Definition of streamer

1a : a flag that streams in the wind especially : pennant
b : any long narrow wavy strip resembling or suggesting a banner floating in the wind
2a : a long extension of the solar corona visible only during a total solar eclipse
b streamers plural : aurora borealis

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Synonyms for streamer

Synonyms

banderole (or banderol), banner, colors, ensign, flag, guidon, jack, pendant (also pendent) [chiefly British], pennant, pennon, standard

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Examples of streamer in a Sentence

streamers in the team's colors hung from the top of the stadium

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The venue was decorated with white streamers, and a mix of white and gold balloons hung in the air. Marris Adikwu, Glamour, ""Will You Be My...Godparent?" How a Religious Rite of Passage Swept Social Media," 2 Apr. 2019 Party City, the 900-store party-supply chain, is offering more than 50 Galentine’s Day products for the first time this year, including balloons, streamers and napkins. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "‘Nobody Likes Valentine’s Day Anymore.’ Retailers, Florists Cash In on ‘Galentine’s Day,’ a Ladies-Only Spin," 9 Feb. 2019 The predicted magnetic storm could push the aurora borealis to lower latitudes, raising the possibility its eerie streamers would slither over the skies in New York, Wisconsin, or Washington State. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "Keep on Chasing the Northern Lights," 25 Mar. 2019 Nvidia Shield There are perfectly capable 4K media streamers that cost less than the Nvidia Shield. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "The Ars Holiday Gift Guide 2018—good tech for the power user in your life," 4 Dec. 2018 To make the streamers more hair-like, cut them down the middle with some scissors. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "This Holographic Glitter Hairstyle is Perfect for Coachella," 10 Apr. 2018 If that comes in well, ABC Signature would package the project with talent and shop it to streamers this year. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Mighty Ducks' TV Series in the Works (Exclusive)," 22 Jan. 2018 Meanwhile, development on the game continued on, and Epic launched a new replay editor aimed specifically at streamers and YouTubers like Ninja. Andrew Webster, The Verge, "The year in Fortnite," 18 Dec. 2018 Dead to Me will be produced by CBS Television Studios and Ferrell and McKay's Gloria Sanchez Productions for the streamer. Bryn Elise Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Christina Applegate to Star in Netflix Comedy Series ‘Dead to Me’ From Will Ferrell and Adam McKay," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of streamer

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of streamer was in the 13th century

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streamer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of streamer

: a long, narrow piece of colored paper or plastic that is used as a decoration
: a long, narrow flag

streamer

noun
stream·​er | \ ˈstrē-mər How to pronounce streamer (audio) \

Kids Definition of streamer

1 : a flag that floats or moves in the wind : pennant
2 : a long narrow strip (as of ribbon or paper) that is often hung for decoration
3 streamers plural : aurora borealis

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