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drawl

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verb \ˈdrȯl\

Simple Definition of drawl

  • : to speak slowly with vowel sounds that are longer than usual

Full Definition of drawl

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to speak slowly with vowels greatly prolonged

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to utter in a slow lengthened tone

drawl·er noun
drawl·ing·ly play \ˈdrȯ-liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of drawl

  1. Well, hello there, she drawled.

  2. He drawled his name in a Southern accent.



Origin of drawl

probably frequentative of draw


First Known Use: 1598


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drawl

noun

Definition of drawl

  1. :  a drawling manner of speaking

drawly play \ˈdrȯ-lē\ adjective


Circa 1742

First Known Use of drawl

circa 1742


DRAWL Defined for Kids

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drawl

play
verb \ˈdrȯl\

Definition of drawl

drawleddrawl·ing

  1. :  to speak slowly with vowel sounds that are longer than usual




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drawl

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noun

Definition of drawl

  1. :  a way of speaking with vowel sounds that are longer than usual




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