Drawl is defined as to speak slowly with drawn-out vowels.verb
An example of drawl is the way John Wayne spoke.
The definition of a drawl is a way of speaking with draw-out vowels.noun
An example of a drawl is how people in the southern United States typically speak.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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transitive verb, intransitive verb
to speak slowly, prolonging the vowels
prob. freq. of draw
a slow manner of speech characterized by prolongation of vowels
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, drawls verb, intransitive
To speak with lengthened or drawn-out vowels. verb, transitive
To utter with lengthened or drawn-out vowels: “We-e-ell,” the clerk drawled. noun
The speech or manner of speaking of one who drawls: a Southern drawl.
Origin: Probably from Low German drauelen, to loiter, delay.