[ struh-veyg ]
/ strəˈveɪg /
verb (used without object), stra·vaged, stra·vag·ing.
Scot., Irish, and North England. to wander aimlessly.
to saunter; stroll.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of stravage
First recorded in 1765–75; by aphesis (loss of the first, unaccented syllable) of Medieval Latin extrāvagarī “to wander out of bounds”; see extravagant
OTHER WORDS FROM stravagestra·vaig·er, noun
Words nearby stravage
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