Streaker vs Streak - What's the difference?

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Streaker is a see also of streak.

As nouns the difference between streaker and streak

is that streaker is person who runs naked through a public place as a form of devilment while streak is an irregular line left from smearing or motion.

As a verb streak is

to have or obtain streaks.




(en noun)
  • Person who runs naked through a public place as a form of devilment.
  • Anagrams




    (wikipedia streak)


    (en noun)
  • An irregular line left from smearing or motion.
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  • A continuous series of like events.
  • 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.
  • A moth of the family Geometridae .
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  • A tendency or characteristic, but not a dominant or pervasive one.
  • (shipbuilding) A strake.
  • A rung or round of a ladder.
  • Derived terms

    * streak of good luck


    (en verb)
  • To have or obtain streaks.
  • If you clean a window in direct sunlight, it will streak.
  • (slang) To run naked in public.
  • It was a pleasant game until some guy went streaking across the field.
  • To create streaks.
  • You will streak a window by cleaning it in direct sunlight.
  • To move very swiftly.
  • (obsolete, UK, Scotland) To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
  • See also

    * losing streak * streaker * winning streak * talk a blue streak


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