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Definition of stray adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stray

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//streɪ//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1(of animals normally kept as pets) away from home and lost; having no home stray dogs
  2. 2separated from other things or people of the same kind A civilian was killed by a stray bullet. a few stray hairs
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