Synonyms of streak in English:


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1‘a streak of orange light appeared in the east’

band, line, strip, stripe, vein, slash, bar
ray, finger, pencil, stroke
trace, touch, fleck, dash
technical stria, striation, lane

2‘the damp grass had left green streaks on her legs’

mark, smear, smudge, stain, blotch
informal splodge, splotch

3‘a streak of lightning’

bolt, shaft, flash, beam

4‘Tammy had a streak of self-destructiveness’

element, vein, trace, touch, dash, strain
trait, characteristic

5‘I suppose my winning streak had to come to an end eventually’

period, spell, stretch, run, time
British informal patch


1‘the sky was streaked with red’

stripe, band, bar, fleck
technical striate
archaic freak

2‘overalls streaked with maroon paint’

mark, daub, smear, smudge, stain
informal splodge, splotch

3‘Miranda streaked across the road’

race, dash, rush, run, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, plunge, dive, whisk, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble
informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zap, zip, whip, step on it, get a move on, hotfoot it, steam, put on some speed, go like a bat out of hell, burn rubber
British informal bomb, go like the clappers, bucket, put one's foot down, leg it
Scottish informal wheech
North American informal boogie, hightail it, clip, barrel, get the lead out
informal, dated cut along
North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass
literary fleet
archaic post, hie, haste