intransitive verb \ˈdrant, -ȧ-\
variants: or


\ˈdrȧnt, -a-\

Definition of drant


chiefly Scottish

  1. :  to speak in a tiresome whining drawl

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Origin and Etymology of drant

Scots drant, draunt droning or drawling tone, modification of Scottish Gaelic dranndan, draundan hum, buzzing, complaint, growl; akin to Irish Gaelic dranntan hum, buzzing, growl

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a brief usually trivial fact

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