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Stray
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Stray as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Stray', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Stray a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Stray as an answer itself some 131 times.

Stray is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 09 December 2021 with the answer being ERR, we also found ERR to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • Wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
  • Not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "a few stray crumbs"
  • Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
  • Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"
  • (of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home; "a stray calf"; "a stray dog"

Anagrams

We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Stray'.

  • satyr Man with strong sexual desires
  • stary
  • trasy

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ERR
Wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"

SIN
Violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin"

4 Letters

CAST
A violent throw

ROAM
Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"

ROLL
Walking with a swaying gait

ROVE
Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"

SWAN
Stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult

WAIF
A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"

5 Letters

DOGIE
Motherless calf in a range herd of cattle

DRIFT
A general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"

RANGE
A place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"

TRAMP
A disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"

6 Letters

ERRANT
Straying from the right course or from accepted standards; "errant youngsters"

RAMBLE
An aimless amble on a winding course

WANDER
Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

7 Letters

DEVIATE
A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

DIGRESS
Wander from a direct or straight course

8 Letters

ALLEYCAT
A homeless cat

DIVAGATE
Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"

ISOLATED
Not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "a few stray crumbs"

VAGABOND
A wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

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