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English noun: straggle

1. straggle (group) a wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons)


SamplesA straggle of outbuildings.
A straggle of followers.


Broader (hypernym)group, grouping


English verb: straggle

1. straggle (motion) wander from a direct or straight course


Synonymsdepart, digress, sidetrack


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)deviate, divert

2. straggle (motion) go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way


SamplesBranches straggling out quite far.


Synonymssprawl


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)distribute, spread









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