Slang Dictionary

streak definition

  1. in.
    to move rapidly from one place to another. : The train streaked into the station and came to a stop just inches from the end of the track.
  2. in.
    to run about in a public place naked. : This kid was streaking back and forth until the cops caught him.
  3. tv.
    to grace or ornament a public place or event with a naked run. : Charles streaked the baseball game, but nobody noticed him.
  4. n.
    a naked run in a public place. (See also streaker.) : There was a streak at the end of the game, but people were leaving then and didn't see it.
  5. n.
    an exciting time; a wild party. : We had a streak at Tom's.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Idioms & Phrases


see like greased lightning (a blue streak); talk someone's arm off (a blue streak); winning streak.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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