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streak

1. in. to move rapidly from one place to another. The train streaked into the station and came to a stop just inches from the end of the track.
2. in. to run about in a public place naked. This kid was streaking back and forth until the cops caught him.
3. tv. to grace or ornament a public place or event with a naked run. Charles streaked the baseball game, but nobody noticed him.
4. n. a naked run in a public place. (see also streaker.) There was a streak at the end of the game, but people were leaving then and didn’t see it.
5. n. an exciting time; a wild party. We had a streak at Tom’s.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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