Drawl - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |drɔːl|  American pronunciation of the word drawl
Brit.  |drɔːl|  British pronunciation of the word drawl

noun

- a slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels

verb

- lengthen and slow down or draw out

Examples

“Well, hello there,” she drawled.

He drawled his name in a Southern accent.

his voice had no trace of the drawl that you would expect to find in a fashionably dressed young man

...with a silky Southern drawl, the waitress asked, “Want me to hot up that pie?”...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: drawl
he/she/it: drawls
present participle: drawling
past tense: drawled
past participle: drawled
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