Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • The hairs of her lower stomach, darkly curling out, blackened wettish grass, at first submerged, now fully exposed. The hairs began to stretch out. Grass, thrawneens after rain, the water level sinks to nothing ... sunken now ... withdrawn ... had shrivelled away to nothing.

    - Aidan Higgins, Langrishe, Go Down

    August 28, 2008

  • A straw, a rush, something of no importance. Most commonly used in the phrase "I don't give a thrawneen about X".

    Definitely Hiberno-English.

    November 1, 2007