- twisted; crooked; distorted.
- contrary; peevish; perverse.
- unpleasant; sullen.
Origin of thrawn
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Examples from the Web for thrawn
They were the windows of the Thrawn Island satellite-tracking installation.
There was a mention of Thrawn Island as being on the very edge of the Deep.
The bolide was not white-hot, then, as when it passed over Thrawn Island.
"Morton's just been talking to me from Thrawn Island," he said abruptly.
What he had to say was of vast importance, and Thrawn Island shared in his achievement.
- crooked or twisted
- stubborn; perverse
Northern English dialect, variant of thrown, from Old English thrāwan to twist about, throw