Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb straggle

2 senses of straggle

Sense 1
sidetrack, depart, digress, straggle -- (wander from a direct or straight course)
       => deviate, divert -- (turn aside; turn away from)

Sense 2
sprawl, straggle -- (go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way; "Branches straggling out quite far")
       => spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

Antonyms of adj straggling

1 sense of straggling

Sense 1
sprawling, straggling, rambling, straggly -- (spreading out in different directions; "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair")

INDIRECT (VIA untidy) -> tidy -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

Similarity of adj straggling

1 sense of straggling

Sense 1
sprawling, straggling, rambling, straggly -- (spreading out in different directions; "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair")
       => untidy (vs. tidy) -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

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