Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “stray” en inglés

stray

verb [I] uk   /streɪ/ us  
to travel along a route that was not originally intended, or to move outside a limited area: A herd of cattle had strayed into the road. They got lost when they strayed too far from the footpath. The ship strayed off course during the storm. to start thinking or talking about a different subject from the one you should be giving attention to: I think we've strayed too far from our original plan. Sorry - I've strayed from the subject.

stray

noun [C] uk   /streɪ/ us  
a pet that no longer has a home or cannot find its home: a stray dog "Who owns that cat?" "I don't know. I think it must be a stray."

stray

adjective [before noun] uk   /streɪ/ us  
Stray things have moved apart from similar things and are not in their expected or intended place: There are still a few stray spots of paint on the window pane. Several journalists have been killed or injured by stray bullets while reporting on the civil war.
(Definition of stray from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de stray
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “stray” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más