Definition of drawn
- past participle of draw
His illness left him looking very pale and drawn.
She had a drawn face.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'drawn.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: looking very thin and tired especially from worry, pain, or illness
What made you want to look up drawn? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!
Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.TAKE THE QUIZ
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.TAKE THE QUIZ