Drawl

Definition of Drawl

v. t.1.To utter in a slow, lengthened tone.
[imp. & p. p. Drawled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Drawling.]
v. i.1.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.
n.1.A lengthened, slow monotonous utterance.

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