verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of drawl
OTHER WORDS FROM drawldrawler, noundrawl·ing·ly, adverbdrawl·ing·ness, noundrawly, adjective
Words nearby drawl
Example sentences from the Web for drawl
David has a Southern drawl and charm that informs his character.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, a tight-jawed smile, wild eyes and a southern California drawl remind me of Matthew McConaughey.
She raps with a tightly-wound drawl, one that, to American ears, feels tone-deaf not musically, but socially.Stop Being So Surprised By the Rise of Iggy Azalea|Kevin Fallon|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boyd is tall and thickly muscled and speaks softly in a Piedmont drawl.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the crew travels underwater, they discover a land where the mermen and merwomen speak a Southern American drawl.The Funniest ‘Futurama’ Scenes: From Bender to Zoidberg (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The man did not live, nor could the occasion arrive, which would quicken his constitutional drawl.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He talked freely and intimately in a low, hesitating drawl that was not unpleasant to hear.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Except in long speeches she did not drawl; at times she spoke rapidly, snapping off sentences abruptly.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
Again the note of melancholy, throbbing above the drawl––rising, indeed, into a wail.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
He seemed to affect a drawl, and the grasp of his hand was not exactly hearty.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit|Burt L. Standish