V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary


noun, verb

Definition: (n.) 1. a long, thin mark; 2. a series of similar events; (v.) to move quickly in a darting way

Synonyms: (n.) line, mark, dash, series, dart, stripe

Antonyms: (v.) creep, crawl

Tips: Streak is derived from Old English strica, which means "a line of motion." Streak can be used as both a noun and a verb (see usage examples). The noun form refers to a mark or a line and the verb form refers to moving quickly.

Usage Examples:

Just for fun, she put a streak of blond in her hair. (line, mark, stripe) noun

He could not seem to break free from his losing streak. (series, line of luck) noun

The football player streaked down the field for a touchdown. (dashed, darted) verb

Although he had a streak of bad luck, he remained optimistic and felt sure that his good luck would soon return. (line, series) noun

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