AskDefine | Define strew

Dictionary Definition

strew

Verb

1 spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic); "strew toys all over the carpet" [syn: straw]
2 cover; be dispersed over; "Dead bodies strewed the ground" [also: strewn]

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English

Etymology

Old English strewian.

Pronunciation

  • /struː/, /stru:/
    Rhymes: -uː

Verb

  1. To distribute small particles of something.

Derived terms

Translations

to distribute small particles

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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