November 16th, 2021

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Tuesday word: Drawl

Drawl (verb, noun)
drawl [drawl]


verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1. to say or speak in a slow manner, usually prolonging the vowels.

noun
2. an act or utterance of a person who drawls.

OTHER WORDS FROM DRAWL
drawler, noun
drawl·ing·ly, adverb
drawl·ing·ness, noun
drawly, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO DRAWL
chant, drone, extend, intone, nasalize, prolong, protract, utter, drag out

See synonyms for: drawl / drawling on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1590–1600;
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<b>Drawl</b> <i>(verb, noun)
drawl [drawl]</i>

<b>verb <i>(used with object)</i></b>, <b>verb <i>(used without object)</i></b>
1. to say or speak in a slow manner, usually prolonging the vowels.

<b>noun</b>
2. an act or utterance of a person who drawls.

<b>OTHER WORDS FROM DRAWL</b>
drawler, noun
drawl·ing·ly, adverb
drawl·ing·ness, noun
drawly, adjective

<b>WORDS RELATED TO DRAWL</b>
chant, drone, extend, intone, nasalize, prolong, protract, utter, drag out

<b><i>See synonyms for: <a href="https://www.thesaurus.com/browse/drawl" target="_blank">drawl</a> / <a href="https://www.thesaurus.com/browse/drawling" target="_blank">drawling</a> on Thesaurus.com</i></b>

<b>Origin:</b> 1590–1600; <dutch or="or" low="Low" german="German" dralen="dralen" to="to" linger="linger" <b="&lt;b">HOW TO USE DRAWL IN A SENTENCE</b>
The drawls are as grand as the morning sunrises and the evening sunsets over marshland, the swaying patches of brown and green grass cradling both mud and smaller tributaries of water.
<b>A VACATION TOWN PROMISES REST AND RELAXATION. THE WATER KNOWS THE TRUTH.|NNEKA M. OKONA|AUGUST 26, 2021|VOX</b>

David has a Southern drawl and charm that informs his character.
<i><b>DAN STEVENS BLOWS UP ‘DOWNTON’: FROM CHUBBY-CHEEKED ARISTO TO LEAN, MEAN AMERICAN PSYCHO|TIM TEEMAN|SEPTEMBER 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST</b></i>

Still, a tight-jawed smile, wild eyes and a southern California drawl remind me of Matthew McConaughey.
<i><b>HE BULLIES KIDS AND CALLS IT NEWS|BRANDY ZADROZNY|JUNE 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST</b></i>

She raps with a tightly-wound drawl, one that, to American ears, feels tone-deaf not musically, but socially.
<i><b>STOP BEING SO SURPRISED BY THE RISE OF IGGY AZALEA|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST</b></i>