Drawling Drawl"ing, n. The act of speaking with a drawl; a drawl. -- {Drawl"ing*ly}, adv. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • drawlingly — adverb see drawl I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drawlingly — drawl·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • drawlingly — adverb see drawling I * * * drawlˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑drawl …   Useful english dictionary

  • drawl — I. verb Etymology: probably frequentative of draw Date: 1598 intransitive verb to speak slowly with vowels greatly prolonged transitive verb to utter in a slow lengthened tone • drawler noun • drawlingly adverb II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Michael Bishop (author) — Michael Bishop Born November 12, 1945 (1945 11 12) (age 65) Lincoln, Nebraska Occupation novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet, teacher Nationality American Period 1970 present …   Wikipedia

  • drawl — drawler, n. drawlingly, adv. drawlingness, n. drawly, adj. /drawl/, v.t., v.i. 1. to say or speak in a slow manner, usually prolonging the vowels. n. 2. an act or utterance of a person who drawls. [1590 1600; < D or LG dralen to linger] * * * …   Universalium

  • пропеть — ПРОПЕТЬ, несов., что. Произнести что л. нараспев, протяжно, словно исполняя голосом музыкальную фразу [pf. to drawl (out), sing song, outsing, speak drawlingly, in a sing song manner]. «Дверь не отворя ай», хрипло пропел Прозоров …   Большой толковый словарь русских глаголов

  • протягивать — ПРОТЯГИВАТЬ1, несов. (сов. протянуть), что. Употр. преим. в сов. Помещать (поместить) руки или ноги (о живом существе), вытянув их в определенном направлении; Син.: вытягивать [impf. (in this sense) to stretch out, extend, hold out, reach out].… …   Большой толковый словарь русских глаголов

  • drawl — /drɔl / (say drawl) verb (i) 1. to speak with slow, lingering utterance. –verb (t) 2. to say or utter with slow, lingering utterance: he drawled his reply. –noun 3. the act or utterance of someone who drawls. {apparently a frequentative form… …   Australian English dictionary

  • drawl — [drôl] vt., vi. [prob. freq. of DRAW] to speak slowly, prolonging the vowels n. a slow manner of speech characterized by prolongation of vowels drawler n. drawlingly adv …   English World dictionary

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