stravage

or stra·vaig

[ 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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Origin of stravage

1765–75; by aphesis < Medieval Latin extrāvagarī to wander out of bounds. See extravagant

OTHER WORDS FROM stravage

stra·vaig·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for stravaging

  • It looks fishy, stravaging all over the landscape after dark with a cavalier beside your litter all night long.

    The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White