AskDefine | Define straying

Dictionary Definition

straying adj : unable to find your way; "found the straying sheep"

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  1. present participle of stray

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Wanderjahr, aberrancy, aberrant, aberration, abnormal, abroad, adrift, afoot and lighthearted, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, amorphous, anomalistic, anomalous, askew, astray, at fault, awry, bend, beside the mark, bias, branching off, bumming, circuitousness, circumforaneous, corner, corrupt, crook, curve, deceptive, declination, defective, delusive, departure, detour, deviance, deviancy, deviant, deviation, deviational, deviative, deviousness, different, digression, discursion, discursive, distorted, divagation, divagatory, divarication, divergence, divergent, diversion, dogleg, double, drift, drifting, eccentric, errant, errantry, erratic, erring, erroneous, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, fallacious, false, faultful, faulty, flawed, flitting, floating, footloose, footloose and fancy-free, formless, fugitive, gadding, gypsy-like, gypsyish, hairpin, heretical, heteroclite, heterodox, heteromorphic, hoboism, illogical, illusory, indirection, irregular, itineracy, itinerancy, landloping, meandering, migrational, migratory, nomad, nomadic, nomadism, not right, not true, obliquity, off, off the track, out, peccant, peregrination, pererration, perverse, perverted, ramble, rambling, ranging, roam, roaming, rove, roving, self-contradictory, shapeless, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, skew, slant, straggling, stray, strolling, subnormal, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, tack, traipsing, transient, transitory, transmigratory, turn, turning, twist, unfactual, unnatural, unorthodox, unproved, untrue, vagabond, vagabondage, vagabondia, vagabondism, vagrancy, vagrant, variation, veer, wandering, wanderlust, warp, wayfaring, wide, wrong, yaw, zigzag
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