Meaning of “drawl” in the English Dictionary

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"drawl" in British English

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drawlnoun [ S ]

uk /drɔːl/ us /drɑːl/
verb [ I or T ] uk us

[ + speech ] "Hey, what's the rush? Slow down, baby!" he drawled.

(Definition of “drawl” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drawl" in American English

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drawlnoun [ C ]

us /drɔl/

a way of speaking esp. in the southern US in which some vowel sounds are made longer and which therefore seems slower than usual:

He had bright blue eyes and a beautiful southern drawl.

(Definition of “drawl” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)