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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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

drawler

noun

drawlingly

play \ˈdrȯ-liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of drawl in a sentence

  1. Well, hello there, she drawled.

  2. He drawled his name in a Southern accent.



Origin and Etymology 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

Rhymes with drawl

all, awl, ball, bawl, brawl, call, caul, crawl, doll, fall, gall, hall, haul, kraal, mall, maul, moll, pall, pawl, Saul, scall, scrawl, shawl, small, spall, sprawl, squall, stall, tall, thrall, trawl, wall, yawl


DRAWL Defined for Kids

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drawl

play
verb \ˈdrȯl\

Definition of drawl for Students

drawled

drawling

  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 for Students

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




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