Spanish translation of 'straggle'
- (= lag behind)
⇒ the guests straggled out into the night
los invitados salieron poco a poco y desaparecieron en la noche
⇒ as the last runners straggled over the finishing line ...
a medida que iban cruzando la meta los últimos corredores ...
- (= spread untidily)
⇒ the village straggles on for miles
el pueblo se extiende varios kilómetros (sin tener un plano fijo)
⇒ her hair straggles over her face
el pelo le cae lacio delante de la cara
Example Sentences Including 'straggle'
It was a straggle of houses along the main road to Maddingleigh.The Other Devil's Name
Somewhere in these three or four streets, or in the straggle of cottages beyond, was presumably the Partridges ' cottage.Political Suicide
We passed through a straggle of houses with the smell of oil from olive presses.Skorpion's Death
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Translation of straggle from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary