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DRAWL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does drawl mean? 

DRAWL (noun)
  The noun DRAWL has 1 sense:

1. a slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels

  Familiarity information: DRAWL used as a noun is very rare.


DRAWL (verb)
  The verb DRAWL has 1 sense:

1. lengthen and slow down or draw out

  Familiarity information: DRAWL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRAWL (noun)


Sense 1drawl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("drawl" is a kind of...):

accent; speech pattern (distinctive manner of oral expression)


DRAWL (verb)


Sense 1drawl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lengthen and slow down or draw out

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

drawl one's vowels

Hypernyms (to "drawl" is one way to...):

articulate; enounce; enunciate; pronounce; say; sound out (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


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