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

Translation of stray in Italian:



also: strays plural noun

  • 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
    finire sulla strada
    to stray into a shop
    finire per caso in un negozio
  • 2 [figurative]
    (eyes, mind, thoughts)
    to stray from the point
    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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