Drawn - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |drɔːn|  American pronunciation of the word drawn
Brit.  |drɔːn|  British pronunciation of the word drawn
- this word is a past participle form of the irregular verbto draw

adjective

- showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering(syn: careworn, haggard, raddled, worn)

her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness

- having the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut

the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug

Examples

His illness left him looking very pale and drawn.

She had a drawn face.

We played a drawn game at chess.

His lips were drawn.

her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness

the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug

Drawn on the wall in crayon

The club's members are drawn from the ranks of high society.

The case has drawn attention to the fact that many athletes never graduate.

The animals were drawn to the campsite by the smell of food.

The lure of city life has drawn away many of the town's young people.

His ears were drawn out of proportion with his head.

Objects in the foreground are drawn larger than those in the background.

The pictures were drawn in outline and then filled in with color.

an actor who is drawn to tragedy

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