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English definition of “drawl”

drawl

noun [S]     /drɔːl/ US  /drɑːl/
a slow way of speaking in which the vowel sounds are made longer and words are not separated clearly : a southern /Texan/mid-Atlantic drawlWays of speakingWays of talking drawl     verb [I or T] [+ speech] " Hey , what's the rush ? Slow down, baby !" he drawled.Ways of speakingWays of talking
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