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stray
British English: /streɪ/
American English: /streɪ/

Translation of stray in Italian:

adjective

noun

also: strays plural noun

(Electronics)
  • interferenza (feminine) atmosferica

intransitive verb

  • 1 (wander)
    (animal, person)
    to stray from the road
    allontanarsi dalla strada
    to stray from somebody, from the house
    allontanarsi da qualcuno, dalla casa
    to stray onto the road
    (animal)
    finire sulla strada
    to stray into a shop
    finire per caso in un negozio
  • 2 [figurative]
    (eyes, mind, thoughts)
    to stray from the point
    (person)
    to stray onto something (in telling)
    divagare su qualcosa
    to let one's thoughts stray to let one's thoughts stray to something
    vagare col pensiero fino a qualcosa o lasciarsi portare dai propri pensieri a qualcosa
  • 3 (Religion)
    smarrirsi, peccare
    to stray from the path of righteousness
    smarrirsi dalla retta via
  • 4 [euphemistic] (commit adultery)
    fare una scappatella

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