adjective see drawl II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • drawly — ˈdrȯlē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: drawl (II) + y : characterized by drawling …   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

  • List of Home Movies characters — This is a list of the main and recurring fictional characters from the UPN/Cartoon Network animated sitcom Home Movies. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Brendon 1.2 Coach John McGuirk …   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

  • blurred — Synonyms and related words: aleatoric, aleatory, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, baggy, blear, bleared, bleary, blobby, blurry, breathy, broad, chance, chancy, chaotic, characterless, choked, choking, confused, croaking, dark, dim, disordered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • breathy — Synonyms and related words: blurred, choked, choking, croaking, drawling, drawly, dysphonic, guttural, harsh, hawking, hoarse, inarticulate, indistinct, lisping, mispronounced, muzzy, nasal, quavering, shaking, shaky, snuffling, stifled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • choking — Synonyms and related words: abolishment, abolition, annihilation, annulment, asphyxia, asphyxiation, bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, blurred, bottleneck, breathy, burking, burning out, burnout, cecum,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • guttural — Synonyms and related words: accented, allophone, alveolar, apical, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulated, articulation, aspiration, assimilated, assimilation, back, barytone, bilabial, blurred, brassy, brazen, breathy, broad, cacuminal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • harsh — Synonyms and related words: Doric, Draconian, Spartan, Spartanic, abrupt, absonant, abusive, acerb, acerbic, acid, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, afflictive, aggressive, agonizing, ajar, amaroidal, asperous, astringent, atonal, atrocious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hawking — Synonyms and related words: blurred, breathy, chase, chevy, chivy, choked, choking, consumer preference study, consumer research, consumer survey, coursing, croaking, cynegetics, direct mail selling, drawling, drawly, dysphonic, falconry, fox… …   Moby Thesaurus

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