Streakier vs Streaker - What's the difference?

streakier | streaker |


As an adjective streakier

is (streaky).

As a noun streaker is

person who runs naked through a public place as a form of devilment.

streakier

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (streaky)

  • streaky

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Having streaks.
  • (cricket) Used to describe a shot where the ball deflects off the edge of the bat, but is not caught by the slips or wicket-keeper and instead results in runs for the batsman.
  • * 2001 , Luke Alfred, Lifting the Covers: Inside South African Cricket :
  • Although the two added thirteen important runs, including four byes let through by Mongia and a streaky outside edge cum late-cut by Pollock for four, one didn't need to be blessed with gifts of insight to realise that Pollock's days at the crease were numbered.
  • * 2005 , , Slats: The Michael Slater Story :
  • ...rather than hitting it with the middle of the bat, I jagged it off the inside edge and French-cut it over the top of the stumps for another four. That was the only streaky shot I can remember.
  • * 2011 , , Bradman's Invincibles: The Inside Story of the Epic 1948 Ashes Tour :
  • Compton troubled Bradman with his Chinaman, and one streaky shot was edged past Crapp at slips.
  • Having alternating periods of good and bad performances; inconsistent.
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    streaker

    English

    Noun

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