Definition of 'drawl'
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She is still recovering from the long flight, and says in her strong Southern drawl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a childlike quality to his voice as he talks with a slow drawl. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If anything, he sounds more like dad than his siblings with that familiar lilting drawl turning its attention to the political and the personal. The Sun (2007)I gradually close my eyes as he talks to me in a slight American drawl that makes me want to giggle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those of you who prefer an action drama with a more serene feel should try the Southern drawl of Justified. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. drawl is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'drawl'
British English: drawl VERB
If someone drawls, they speak slowly and not very clearly, with long vowel sounds.
'I guess you guys don't mind if I smoke?' he drawled.
He has a deep voice and he drawls slightly.
- American English: drawl
- Brazilian Portuguese: falar embolado
- Chinese: 拉长声调说话
- European Spanish: hablar arrastrando las palabras
- French: parler d'une voix traînante
- German: gedehnt sprechen
- Italian: parlare biascicando
- Japanese: のろのろ話す
- Korean: 느릿느릿 말하다
- European Portuguese: falar de forma arrastada
- Spanish: hablar arrastrando las palabras
Definition of drawl from the Collins English Dictionary
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