Straggle Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. A few stragglers got lost in the fog. 1
2. A thin wisp of smoke straggled up through the trees. 1
3. A wisp of hair straggled across her ear. 1
4. After three and a half hours, the stragglers were still coming through. 1
5. Ahead of him, the tail-end stragglers of the daily rush hour traffic scurried across Westminster Bridge. 1
6. Ali straggled behind, carrying the shopping. 1
7. And got heavier as they left the small station and straggled down a steep, cinder path. 1
8. Any straggler that fell behind or got lost in the darkness was easy prey for the enemy. 1
9. Anyone understand me gone, just leave me alone to straggle for my vague dream. 1
10. As the stragglers passed he noticed a man sitting on a tree root, nursing a bloodstained foot. 1
11. Bears, we joke, will get any stragglers, so we bunch up more tightly into swaying, giggling file. 1
12. Behind them, the pokey glycine ions straggle along as best they can (they do move, but with lower mobility than the chloride ions). 1
13. Close up . Don't straggle along. 1
14. Domestic vines and orchards, in patches of garden overgrown with poppies and clover, straggle as far up as the fortress. 1
15. Elsewhere in the court a flock of life-sized sheep straggle across a field of AstroTurf. 1
16. Far down the mountain, the peloton and its stragglers have a different rhythm. 1
17. Grey wispy hair straggled down to her shoulders. 1
18. He had a bald spot, under a straggle of brown hair, and a ratty Fu Manchu moustache. 1
19. He whistled and sounded his horn in vain ; the straggler paid no attention to the summons. 1
20. He whistled and sounded his horn in vain. The straggler paid no attention to the summons. 1
21. Her grey hair straggled in wisps about her face. 1
22. His beard straggles because he hasn't shaven for a week. 1
23. His own hair was hidden under a latex cap from which a few grey wisps straggled crazily. 1
24. Hopefully, the recent addition of a young Limousin bull will help us mop up stragglers next spring. 1
25. I knocked out a straggler and I took his place. 1
26. I picked up only a straggler from the albacore that were feeding. 1
27. John had come to the tow path as the stragglers of the crowd were passing. 1
28. Kalchu followed behind, raising his arms and whistling at the stragglers. 1
29. Keep up with the rest of us and don't straggle. 1
30. On the way the kids straggled behind us. 1
 

Straggle

[ˈstraɡəl]

VERB

straggles (third person present) · straggled (past tense) · straggled (past participle) · straggling (present participle)

  - move along slowly, typically in a small irregular group, so as to remain some distance behind the person or people in front.

NOUN

straggles (plural noun)

  - an untidy or irregularly arranged mass or group.

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En