drawl definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To consult with lengthened or drawn-out vowels.
    • To consult sluggish and lingering utterance, from laziness, insufficient spirit, affectation, etc.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To utter with lengthened or drawn-out vowels: "We-e-ell,” the clerk drawled.
    • To utter in a slow, lengthened tone.
  • noun:
    • The speech or types of talking about a person who drawls: a Southern drawl.
    • a way of talking slowly while lengthening vowel sounds and operating terms collectively. Characteristic of some southern US accents, plus Scots.
    • A lengthened, slow monotonous utterance.
    • The act of drawling; a slow, unanimated utterance.
    • a slow address pattern with prolonged vowels
  • verb:
    • To drag on gradually and heavily; while or dawdle away time indolently.
    • To utter or pronounce in a dull, spiritless tone, as if by dragging-out the utterance.
    • to maneuver slowly and heavily; relocate a dull, sluggish, lazy mannner.
    • To consult with a slow, spiritless utterance, from affectation, laziness, or lack of interest.
    • To consult a drawl.
    • lengthen and decelerate or draw-out

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