verb[no object, with adverbial of direction]
1Wander aimlessly: youngsters streeling through the house
More example sentences
- She had earrings like chandeliers; and a yellow satin train that streeled after her like the tail of a cornet.
- The group dumped their arms, and streeled back to their homes, though many of them never got that far, for the government seized thousands and clapped them into jail.
Early 19th century: from Irish s(t)raoill(e) 'untidy or awkward person'.
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