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streel Line breaks: streel
Pronunciation: /striːl/

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Definition of streel in English:


A disreputable, untidy person, especially a woman: her daughter will not appear in St John’s looking like a streel


[no object, with adverbial of direction] Back to top  
1Wander aimlessly: youngsters streeling through the house
1.1 [with object] Trail or drag (something): children streeling bits of coloured cloth


Early 19th century: from Irish s(t)raoill(e) 'untidy or awkward person'.

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