The definition of loiter is to hang around someplace without a reason to be there.
To be directed over or around (an area):
To spread the limbs in a relaxed, awkward, or unnatural position
To roam about; esp., to walk or stroll about idly, without any special goal
To stray is to deviate off course or to wander away from where you should be.
(Intransitive) To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path.
To fail to keep up a pace; straggle:
To dawdle is defined as to waste time or to move excessively slowly.
To move easily or gradually away from a set position
A sinuous curve, bend, or loop along the course of a stream or river.
To stretch and twist (fibers) before spinning; ravel out.
Trail is defined as to drag, pull, follow or lag behind someone or something.
To cause to enter; to thrust.
To perform with great haste:
To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To allow or cause, esp. unintentionally or accidentally, to run, fall, or flow over from a container, usually so as to result in loss or waste
To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
To turn away from the main issue or course; divert or be diverted
Depart is defined as to go away or leave.
Digress is defined as to go off topic when speaking or writing.
Find another word for straggle. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for straggle, like: loiter, roam, sprawl, strung-out, hillock, ramble, stray, wander, fall-behind, lag and dawdle.