straw poll


Definition of straw poll

  1. :  an informal and unofficial poll or vote that is done to get information about what people think about something

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  stalks of grain after threshing

    :  dry stalky plant residue used like grain straw (as for bedding or packing)

    :  a natural or artificial heavy fiber used for weaving, plaiting, or braiding

  1. :  made of straw

    :  of, relating to, or used for straw

    :  of the color of straw :  pale yellow in color

  1. :  head

    :  the top or back of the head

    :  nape

  1. :  to cut off or cut short the hair or wool of :  crop, shear

    :  to cut off or cut short (a material, such as wool)

    :  to cut off or back the top of (something, such as a tree)

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