Noun(1) a wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons
Verb(1) wander from a direct or straight course(2) go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
(1) By the time we straggle into Bimbila, Schroeder has ridden 20 miles on a bumpy dirt track without a saddle, not complaining once.(2) On the map the village appears to be nothing more than a straggle of houses but actually includes a large Victorian school, antique shop and butcher.(3) He first appeared at Wimbledon in 1972, winning the junior title, a lanky Swedish youth with a straggle of blond brown hair.(4) Worth visiting amongst a plethora of architectural gems are the palace, the tollbooth and the abbey but most enjoyable of all, are the little houses, randomly set against each other in an untidy straggle up the winding lanes.(5) Thea asks why she cut her hair - the straggle has been replaced with a close crop.(6) Beyond the wadi, the land sloped up with an ochre ribbon of a road snaking to a distant straggle of trees, a few flat-roofed houses, and into bare mauve mountains holding up a sky still hazed with dust.(7) Seven years ago, Margaret and Iain bought a straggle of tumbledown farm buildings on a south-facing hillside at Glecknabae in the north of the island.(8) Too suddenly over the park came evening to tinge a straggle of clouds and bring fresh intensities to the still green trees.(9) It grows to about 60 cm high, and is best raised annually from seed or cuttings as it soon starts to straggle and look unattractively untidy.(10) Its straggle of brightly-coloured box-like houses is dramatically set between steep stark mountains and a sound strewn, even at the height of midsummer, with huge stately icebergs.(11) They can watch us sitting in the draught at the door of the hall with a hat collecting pound coins as villagers straggle in to watch the latest show.(12) Armed with 18th century maps he showed me the straggle of ruined cottages once occupied by poor country folk who worked for a pittance on local farms.(13) a straggle of cottages(14) Elisabeth found herself with a straggle of colonists in a mosquito-ridden, uncleared jungle where sandflies bored into the skin of the feet and the clay soil was so intractable that nothing would grow.(15) As I have gone around York as a resident I have noticed school teachers allowing children to straggle across pavements and even try to cross busy roads without using the main crossings.(16) He returns to the place of his childhood holidays on the Gold Coast to find that the straggle of fibro cottages has given way to rows of anonymous high-rise apartments.
1. trail ::
2. digress ::
3. sprawl ::
Different Formsstraggle, straggled, straggles, straggling
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