verb[no object, with adverbial of direction] Back to top
- 1Wander aimlessly: youngsters streeling through the houseMore 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.
- 1.1 [with object] Trail or drag (something): children streeling bits of coloured clothMore example sentences
- On impulse, she tightly took hold of his forearm to streel him out of the school and onto the student veranda.
early 19th century: from Irish s(t)raoill(e) 'untidy or awkward person'.