Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of speaking with a drawl; a drawl.

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  • noun The act of speaking with a drawl
  • verb Present participle of drawl.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In our area the kids tend to pronounce it "drawling", so maybe we could be drawlers.

    Draughtsman

  • They spoke a kind of drawling English and said, "By gad, dear old top -- what perfectly beastly weathah!"

    Tam o' the Scoots

  • Uhm, did I just hear New York mayor Rudy Giuliani do an impression of one of the "Queer Eye for the Straight Guys" drawling, "Does Barack Obama not think her home town is cosmoaahlitan enough?

    Bob Cesca: Liveblogging The Republican Convention - Day Three

  • Uhm, did I just hear New York mayor Rudy Giuliani do an impression of one of the "Queer Eye for the Straight Guys" drawling, "Does Barack Obama not think her home town is cosmoaahlitan enough?

    Hullabaloo

  • Seems to me that Droopy was just drawling, running out the clock. datingjesus

    Did you ever want to tell someone to shut up? « Dating Jesus

  • Loving the chemistry between Justified's drawling hero Timothy Olyphant and his sexy ex Winona, played with just the right amount of vulnerable sass by Natalie Zea.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • “Know what?” the janitor asked, relaxed again, drawling slightly.

    RC: How the Criten Got the Keys, Grubbage « Unknowing

  • But of course, in true conservative fashion the right-wing nuts will divert attention from the main point with the time worn tactic of attacking with an out-of-context excerpt, in this case to portray him as perpetuating the caricature of the drawling Southerner.

    Vitter defends Southern influence in GOP, slams Voinovich

  • Midnight said ... so who won the $100 gift card and the drawling for branded by fire???

    More ARCs thataway way!

  • He spoke to her in a low voice, almost drawling, but in it was the quintessence of all loathing, as he called her a name unspeakable and vile.

    To Kill a Man

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  • Alice, in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: "What else had you to learn?"

    "Well, there was Mystery," the Mock Turtle replied, counting off the subjects on his flappers, "—Mystery, ancient and modern, with Seaography: then Drawling—the Drawling-master was an old conger-eel, that used to come once a week: He taught us Drawling, Stretching, and Fainting in Coils."

    July 18, 2008