Definition of streamlet in US English:

streamlet

noun

  • A small stream.

    • ‘The hurriedly constructed dwellings were not only found around the lower reaches of the streamlet but were seen also in many residential districts in and around the town.’
    • ‘In the faint distance a streamlet ran, further back into the cavern.’
    • ‘The rivulet becomes a streamlet, and the desert silence is suddenly broken by the silver music of water.’
    • ‘A secret streamlet trickles on beneath the heavy cover of inertia and pseudo-events, slowly and inconspicuously undercutting it.’
    • ‘Frequently, they paused to rest in the shade of high pines along sepia streamlets where there was fresh water to drink.’
    • ‘The Nile River starts as a small spring and a streamlet.’

Pronunciation

streamlet

/ˈstrēmlət//ˈstrimlət/