Translation of "straggle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /ˈstrӕɡl/

to grow or spread untidily

extenderse, desparramarse, crecer desordenadamente
His beard straggled over his chest.

to walk too slowly to remain with a body of eg marching soldiers, walkers etc

rezagarse, ir rezagado
We watched the last soldiers straggle back to the camp.
straggler noun

a person who walks too slowly during a march etc and gets left behind

A car was sent to pick up the stragglers.
straggly adjective

straggling untidily

straggly hair.
straggliness noun


(Translation of “straggle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)