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synonyms for streaky

  • smudgy
  • striped
  • veined
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How to use streaky in a sentence

There’s a reason that we frequently see great teams from the regular season flame out early in the postseason, while the whole tournament often feels like little more than a battle of streaky goaltending.
THE COLORADO AVALANCHE HAVE BEEN AS DOMINANT AS ADVERTISEDNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JUNE 8, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Rivera said he’s sticking with Hopkins not only because there’s no obvious talent upgrade available, but also because kickers can be streaky.
KICKER DUSTIN HOPKINS IS STRUGGLING, BUT WASHINGTON STILL HAS HIS BACKSAM FORTIEROCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The 31-year-old Bogdanovic is a good but streaky outside shooter whose confidence wavers.
FIVE ROLE PLAYERS WHO CAN HELP THEIR TEAM WIN AN NBA TITLEBEN GOLLIVERAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s one of the reasons they’ve been one of the league’s streakiest teams, recently becoming the first in NBA history to drop five straight after winning five in a row by more than 10 points within a season.
THE BUCKS ARE TRYING TO WIN IN CLUTCH TIME WITHOUT GIVING GIANNIS THE BALLYARON WEITZMANMARCH 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The streaky Jamorko Pickett added 16 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
GEORGETOWN’S SENIORS LEAD THE WAY IN A STATEMENT VICTORY OVER CREIGHTONKAREEM COPELANDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She looked out; the dusk had softened the countryside until it was a dull blur, shot with irregular streaky lights.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
At that he started up, all streaky with soap and blood as he was, and must rush away on some errand.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The chubby little boy is crying, the tears making streaky marks down his dirty little face.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
When we got beyond the guns they fired over us with a long streaky sort of sound.
MY WAR EXPERIENCES IN TWO CONTINENTSSARAH MACNAUGHTAN
It can't be a merry-makin' either; for, when you come to think of it, folks don't feast off such things as streaky bacon.
MAJOR VIGOUREUXA. T. QUILLER-COUCH
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WORDS RELATED TO STREAKY

  • barred
  • brindled
  • grooved
  • linear
  • lineate
  • liny
  • marked
  • pied
  • ridged
  • streaky
  • striate
  • striated
  • strigose
  • striped
  • tore
  • variegated
  • veined
  • whelked
  • whelky
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.