intransitive verb

variants or draunt
chiefly Scottish
: to speak in a tiresome whining drawl

Word History


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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“Drant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drant. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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