Synonyms of streak in English:


See definition of streak


1‘a streak of orange light appeared in the east’


band, line, strip, stripe, vein, slash, bar

ray, finger, pencil, stroke

trace, touch, fleck, dash

technical stria, striation, lane

2‘the damp grass had left green streaks on her legs’


mark, smear, smudge, stain, blotch

informal splodge, splotch

3‘a streak of lightning’


bolt, shaft, flash, beam

4‘Tammy had a streak of self-destructiveness’


element, vein, trace, touch, dash, strain

trait, characteristic

5‘I suppose my winning streak had to come to an end eventually’


period, spell, stretch, run, time


British informal patch


1‘the sky was streaked with red’


stripe, band, bar, fleck

technical striate

archaic freak

2‘overalls streaked with maroon paint’


mark, daub, smear, smudge, stain

informal splodge, splotch

3‘Miranda streaked across the road’


race, dash, rush, run, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, plunge, dive, whisk, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble

informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zap, zip, whip, step on it, get a move on, hotfoot it, leg it, steam, put on some speed, go like a bat out of hell, burn rubber

British informal bomb, go like the clappers, bucket, put one's foot down

Scottish informal wheech

North American informal boogie, hightail it, clip, barrel, get the lead out

informal, dated cut along

North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

literary fleet

archaic post, hie, haste