Strait Meaning and Definition
What is the definition Strait? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Synonyms, Antonyms, Words starting with Strait, Derivations, Related sentences, Words ending with Strait, Example sentences, How to pronounce and more...
How to pronounce: streɪt
1. A narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water.
Example sentences: "The Strait of Gibraltar"
2. Used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty.
Example sentences: "The economy is in dire straits"
1. (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped.
Example sentences: "The road was so strait that a handful of men might have defended it"
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