Examples of strafe in a Sentence
The planes strafed the town.
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Spastic seabirds, the puffins, murres and a variety of seagulls challenged the boat, sometimes strafing in disdain when no morsels were cast their way.
So some growers hire helicopters to strafe their crops, using their blades to push higher, warmer air down to the plants.
Puerto Rico’s government faced immediate scrutiny after initially reporting that 16 people had died as a result of the storm, which strafed much of the island on Sept. 20.
American planes made some efforts to locate and strafe enemy positions, but the weather, for the most part, wouldn't allow it, and the Japanese were too dug in anyway.
The uncounted Puerto Rico’s government faced immediate scrutiny after initially reporting that 16 people had died as a result of the storm, which strafed much of the island on Sept. 20.
Colonel McLachlan was a fighter pilot who strafed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day; a week after the invasion, he was shot down and, though wounded, made his way back through enemy lines to safety.
As Stewart squeezed into the cramped space and reached into the nest, something strafed the human invaders.
The birds will move around the trunk drilling holes that make the trunk look like it’s been strafed by a machine gun.
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Definition of strafe for English Language Learners
: to attack (something) with machine guns from low-flying airplanes
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