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straggleverb [I]

 us   /ˈstræɡ·əl/
to move alone or in small groups slowly and usually separated in distance or time from those who went earlier: The players straggled in for the morning practice session.
straggler
noun [C]  us   /ˈstræɡ·lər/
I want all you children to stay together and hold hands when crossing a street – no stragglers!
(Definition of straggle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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straggleverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈstræɡ.əl/  us   /ˈstræɡ.əl/
to move or spread untidily and in small numbers or amounts: I put my hair up because I don't like it straggling down my back. A year after the hurricane, tourists are beginning to straggle (= come in small numbers) back to the region.
(Definition of straggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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