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.

Nearby words

  1. strauss,
  2. strauss, david friedrich,
  3. strauss, johann,
  4. strauss, johann, the younger,
  5. strauss, richard,
  6. stravaig,
  7. stravinskian,
  8. stravinsky,
  9. stravinsky, igor,
  10. stravinsky, igor fedorovich

Origin of stravage

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

Related formsstra·vaig·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for stravaig

stravaig

/ (strəˈveɪɡ) /

verb

(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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