[ struh-veyg ]
/ strəˈveɪg /
verb (used without object), stra·vaged, stra·vag·ing.
Scot., Irish, and North England. to wander aimlessly.
to saunter; stroll.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of stravage
1765–75; by aphesis < Medieval Latin extrāvagarī to wander out of bounds. See extravagant
OTHER WORDS FROM stravagestra·vaig·er, noun
Words nearby stravage
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British Dictionary definitions for stravaig
/ (strəˈveɪɡ) /
(intr) Scot and Northern English dialect to wander aimlessly
Word Origin for stravaig
C19: perhaps a variant of obsolete extravage, from Medieval Latin extrāvagārī, from vagārī to wander
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