Definition of Strayer

1. Noun. Someone who strays or falls behind.

Exact synonyms: Straggler
Generic synonyms: Dawdler, Drone, Laggard, Lagger, Poke, Trailer
Derivative terms: Straggle, Stray, Stray



Definition of Strayer

1. n. One who strays; a wanderer.

Definition of Strayer

1. Noun. One who strays. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strayer

1. one that strays [n -S] - See also: strays

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strayer

strawiest
strawing
strawless
strawlike
strawman
strawmen
strawn
strawne
straws
strawweight
strawworm
strawworms
strawy
stray
strayed
strayer (current term)
strayers
straying
strayings
strays
streak
streak-backed antshrike
streak-backed antshrikes
streak it
streak of good luck
streaked
streaked it
streaker
streakers
streakier

Literary usage of Strayer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"I call your attention to the testimony of Mr. strayer: "On 13th April, 1865, ... Here was strayer, who left on that day in this special train to come south ..."

2. The Journal of Educational Researchby American Educational Research Association by American Educational Research Association (1922)
"... 85 Classroom Teacher at Work in American Schools (R) GD strayer and NL Englehardt, f (HA Brown), 80 Classroom Teacher, Intelligence Tests and the, ..."

3. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education by National Society for the Study of Education (1916)
"... measurement that we may even claim to have made progress in the accomplishment of those ends which we profess to seek. GEORGE DRAYTON strayer, Chairman ..."

4. Pennsylvania School Journal by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Education Association, Pennsylvania Dept. of Common Schools (1855)
"On motion of Mr. AH strayer the following resolution was adopted. The resolution was sustained by Messrs. ..."

5. Planning Problems of Town, City, and Region: Papers and Discussions at the by American Civic Association (1922)
"GEORGE D. strayer Professor of Educational Administration, Teachers College, Columbia University One-sixth of the total population of American cities is ..."

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