Pronunciation: (strag'ul), [key]
—v.i., -gled, -gling.
1. to stray from the road, course, or line of march.
2. to wander about in a scattered fashion; ramble.
3. to spread or be spread in a scattered fashion or at irregular intervals: The trees straggle over the countryside.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.