Synonyms of streak
1 bandDictionary • There are these dark streaks on the surface of the moon.
band • bands of natural vegetation between strips of crops
line • Draw a line down the centre of the page.
strip • Serve with strips of fresh raw vegetables.
stroke • Fill in gaps by using short, upward strokes of the pencil.
vein • a rich deep vein of copper in the rock
stripe • a white stripe down the sides
smear • a smear of gravy
2 traceDictionary • He's still got a mean streak.
trace • Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
touch • She thought she might have a touch of flu.
element • There is an element of truth in his accusation.
strain • There was a strain of bitterness in his voice.
dash • Add a dash of balsamic vinegar.
vein • The song has a vein of black humour running through it.
1 fleckDictionary • Rain had begun to streak the window pains.
fleck • patches of red paint which flecked her blouse
smear • Smear a little olive oil over the inside of the salad bowl.
daub • They daubed his home with slogans.
2 speedDictionary • A meteorite streaked across the sky.
speed • The engine noise rises only slightly as I speed along.
fly • I flew downstairs.
tear • The door flew open and she tore into the room.
sweep • The car swept past the gate house.
flash • Cars flashed by every few minutes.
barrel (along) (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
sprint • He sprinted to the car.
dart • She darted away through the trees.
zoom • A police car zoomed by.
whizz (informal) • A car whizzed past.
hurtle • A pretty young girl came hurtling down the stairs.
burn rubber (informal)
move like greased lightning (informal)
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bandA band is a strip of something such as colour, light, land, or cloth which contrasts with the areas on either side of it.
• bands of natural vegetation between strips of crops
dartIf a person or animal darts somewhere, they move there suddenly and quickly.
• She darted away through the trees.
dashA dash of something is a small quantity of it which you add when you are preparing food or mixing a drink.
• Add a dash of balsamic vinegar.
Thesaurus for streak from the Collins English Thesaurus