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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Spreading out carelessly (as if wandering) in different directions.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used without object), : The trees straggle over the countryside
  • The whole remnant of the wretched army now crossed in straggling parties to the landing-place.
  • Their light brown hair was worn in short, straggling ringlets in front, and twisted up with a comb behind.
  • Here the memorandum ceased with a long line straggling from the letter y as if the writer had been surprised at his task. for more
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