strew: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (str), [key]
— strewed, strewn strewed, strew•ing.
  1. to let fall in separate pieces or particles over a surface; scatter or sprinkle: to strew seed in a garden bed.
  2. to cover or overspread (a surface, place, etc.) with something scattered or sprinkled: to strew a floor with sawdust.
  3. to be scattered or sprinkled over (a surface): Sawdust strewed the floor.
  4. to spread widely; disseminate: to strew rumors among the troops.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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