Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To wander apart from the main body; stray.

Part of speech: verb

To ramble.

Part of speech: verb

To spread out unduly.

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Usage examples "straggle":

  1. Fanny watched with interest for the appearance of the unruly lock which had been wont to straggle over his white forehead in his schoolboy days. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
  2. At different times one or two of the hunters would straggle back for more drink. - "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. Time and Space are only the conditions through which spiritual facts straggle. - "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.