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straw

straw

 
 
pronunciation:
straw
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
phrases:
draw straws, grasp at a straw, grasp at straws, the last straw, the straw that broke the camel's back
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mass of grain stalks after drying and threshing, used as bedding or fodder for animals, for weaving hats and baskets, or for packing.
 
definition 2: a single such stalk of grain.
definition 3: a thin hollow tube of paper, plastic, or glass used to suck up liquids; drinking straw.
 
definition 4: anything that is of little importance; trifle.
He doesn't care a straw.
phrase: draw straws
phrase: grasp at a straw
phrase: grasp at straws
phrase: the last straw
phrase: the straw that broke the camel's back
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or consisting of straw.
definition 2: like straw, as in color or texture.
definition 3: trifling or worthless.
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