Definitions

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  • n. A disreputable woman, a slut.
  • v. To trail along; to saunter or be drawn along, carelessly, swaying in a kind of zigzag motion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To trail along; to saunter or be drawn along, carelessly, swaying in a kind of zigzag motion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To trail; stream.

Etymologies

From Irish straoille ("untidy person"). (Wiktionary)
Compare stroll. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Cissy came up along the strand with the two twins and their ball with her hat anyhow on her to one side after her run and she did look a streel tugging the two kids along with the flimsy blouse she bought only a fortnight before like a rag on her back and a bit of her petticoat hanging like a caricature.

    Ulysses

  • Cissy came up along the strand with the two twins and their ball with her hat anyhow on her to one side after her run and she did look a streel tugging the two kids along with the flimsy blouse she bought only

    Ulysses

  • The future of the 398-foot long streel-truss span has been in doubt for sometime because of structural concerns.

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  • The historic neighborhood will be filled with Caribbean music like reggae and streel drum bands, exotic foods and family activities.

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  • T. Mr.H. T. Wright, 59, Great T.tchfield-streel, for a drawing in outline from the antique, the Silver Palette.

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  • Instead of being let streel round with his highty-tighty airs.”

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  • "She had earrings like chandeliers; you might have lighted 'em up, by Jove--and a yellow satin train that streeled after her like the tail of a comet."

    - Thackeray, Vanity Fair, ch. 20

    November 20, 2008

  • To trail along; to saunter or be drawn along carelessly. (Irish)

    July 8, 2008