Drawl (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drawled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Drawling.] [Prob. fr. draw: cf. D. dralen to linger, tarry, Icel. dralla to loiter. See Draw, and cf. Draggle.]

To utter in a slow, lengthened tone.

 

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Drawl, v. i.

To speak with slow and lingering utterance, from laziness, lack of spirit, affectation, etc.

Theologians and moralists . . . talk mostly in a drawling and dreaming way about it. Landor.

 

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Drawl, n.

A lengthened, slow monotonous utterance.

 

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