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streak is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of streak in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… has a big streak of creativity he serves …”

meanings of streak


  1. A tendency or characteristic, but not a dominant or pervasive one.
  2. A rung or round of a ladder.
  3. A continuous series of like events.
  4. An irregular line left from smearing or motion.
  5. The act of streaking, or running naked through a public area.
  6. A moth of the family Geometridae, Chesias legatella.
  7. The color of the powder of a mineral. So called, because a simple field test for a mineral is to streak it against unglazed white porcelain.
  8. A strake.


  1. To run naked in public. (Contrast flash).
  2. To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
  3. To move very swiftly.
  4. To have or obtain streaks.
  5. To create streaks.

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