streaks 1 of 2

plural of streak
as in stripes
a line or long narrow section differing in color from the background the flower has white petals with red streaks

Synonyms & Similar Words



2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of streak
as in bars
to make stripes on light from the setting sun streaked the clouds in brilliant bands of pink and orange

Synonyms & Similar Words

Thesaurus Entries Near streaks

Cite this Entry

“Streaks.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on streaks

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!