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STRAY





Definition:

  1. [noun] homeless cat
    Synonyms: alley cat

  2. [verb] move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
    Synonyms: roll, wander, swan, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

  3. [verb] wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
    Synonyms: err, drift

  4. [verb] lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"
    Synonyms: digress, divagate, wander

  5. [adjective] not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
    Synonyms: isolated, scattered

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