Definition of strayer in English:

strayer

noun

  • See stray

    • ‘This observation contrasts with experiments with anadromous trout which show that strayers, i.e. individuals spawning in a ‘wrong’ river, are most likely to ascend a river in close proximity to the natal river.’
    • ‘The Senate Democrats, for instance, have four deputy whips whose job it is to get strayers into line on pivotal issues like, say, Social Security.’
    • ‘Ray Jubitz was 3rd runner-up following quite a tidy round which unfortunately collected a few strayers affecting his final score.’