drawn

[ drawn ]
/ drɔn /

verb

past participle of draw.

adjective

tense; haggard.
eviscerated, as a fowl.
Glassmaking.
  1. of or relating to the stem of a drinking glass that has been formed by stretching from a small mass of molten metal left at the base of the bowl of the vessel.
  2. of or relating to glass that is drawn over a series of rollers as it comes from the furnace.

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OTHER WORDS FROM drawn

well-drawn, adjective

Definition for drawn (2 of 2)

Origin of draw

before 900; Middle English drawen, Old English dragan; cognate with Old Norse draga to draw, German tragen to carry; cf. drag

synonym study for draw

1. Draw, drag, haul, pull imply causing movement of an object toward one by exerting force upon it. To draw is to move by a force, in the direction from which the force is exerted: A magnet draws iron to it. To drag is to draw with the force necessary to overcome friction between the object drawn and the surface on which it rests: to drag a sled to the top of a hill. To haul is to transport a heavy object slowly by mechanical force or with sustained effort: to haul a large boat across a portage. To pull is to draw or tug, exerting varying amounts of force according to the effort needed: to pull out an eyelash; to pull fighting dogs apart.

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British Dictionary definitions for drawn (1 of 2)

drawn
/ (drɔːn) /

adjective

haggard, tired, or tense in appearance

British Dictionary definitions for drawn (2 of 2)

draw
/ (drɔː) /

verb draws, drawing, drew or drawn

noun

Derived forms of draw

drawable, adjective

Word Origin for draw

Old English dragan; related to Old Norse draga; Old Frisian draga, Old Saxon dragan, Old High German tragan to carry
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Idioms and Phrases with drawn

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