George Anthony testified that the drowning accident never happened.
They poured the water over my mouth and nose so I had the feeling that I was drowning.
They did nothing as Americans were drowning and families were clinging to life on their rooftops.
Asked during his stop in South Korea if he would save Putin from drowning, Obama said.
Mayo-laden Salads—Why ruin perfectly lovely cabbage or potatoes by drowning them in mayonnaise?
I could not refuse to save them from drowning: and He who set me my duty blessed the deed.
To save a person from drowning, we may seize a boat belonging to another.
Then shall we see if this is a question of drowning or ransom.
Amongst us a drowning man must himself create the straw to clutch at.
Instead of sinking and drowning, she floated, for the wooden dress kept her up.
c.1300, transitive and intransitive, perhaps from an unrecorded derivative word of Old English druncnian (Middle English druncnen) "be swallowed up by water" (originally of ships as well as living things), probably from the base of drincan "to drink."
Modern form is from northern England dialect, probably influenced by Old Norse drukna "be drowned." Related: Drowned; drowning.