Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun streak

4 senses of streak

Sense 1
streak, run -- (an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies")
       => succession -- (a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures")

Sense 2
streak -- (a distinctive characteristic; "he has a stubborn streak"; "a streak of wildness")
       => characteristic -- (a distinguishing quality)

Sense 3
stripe, streak, bar -- (a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave")
       => marking -- (a pattern of marks)

Sense 4
streak -- (a sudden flash (as of lightning))
       => flash -- (a sudden intense burst of radiant energy)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb streak

3 senses of streak

Sense 1
streak -- (move quickly in a straight line; "The plane streaked across the sky")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
streak -- (run naked in a public place)
       => run -- (move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store")

Sense 3
mottle, streak, blotch -- (mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained)
       => color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in -- (add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film")

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