AskDefine | Define astray

Dictionary Definition

astray adv
1 away from the right path or direction; "he was led astray"
2 far from the intended target; "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander" [syn: wide]

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  1. In a wrong or unknown and wrongly-motivated direction.


Extensive Definition

Astray is the sixth album from the American band, Samiam. Released in 2000 on Hopeless Records and Burning Heart Records.

Track listing

  1. "Sunshine"
  2. "Wisconsin"
  3. "Super Brava"
  4. "Mud Hill"
  5. "Paraffin"
  6. "Calloused"
  7. "Mexico"
  8. "Dull"
  9. "Curbside"
  10. "Bird Bath"
  11. "How Long"
  12. "Why Do We"


  • Sean Kennerly (bass)
  • James Brogan (guitar)
  • Johnny Cruz (drums)
  • Jason Beebout (vocals)
  • Sergie Loobkoff (guitar)



Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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