thrawn

adjective
\ ˈthrän How to pronounce thrawn (audio) \

Definition of thrawn

chiefly Scotland
: lacking in pleasing or attractive qualities: such as

Other Words from thrawn

thrawnly adverb, chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of thrawn

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thrawn

Middle English (Scots) thrawin, from past participle of Middle English thrawen to twist

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“Thrawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrawn. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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