thrawnly
adverb see thrawn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thrawnly — See thrawn. * * * …   Universalium

  • thrawnly — thrawn·ly …   English syllables

  • thrawnly — adverb see thrawn …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrawn — thrawnly, adv. thrawnness, n. /thrawn, thrahn/, adj. Scot. 1. twisted; crooked; distorted. 2. contrary; peevish; perverse. 3. unpleasant; sullen. [1400 50; late ME (north and Scots), var. of THROWN; see THRAW] * * * …   Universalium

  • thrawn — adjective Etymology: Middle English (Scots) thrawin, from past participle of Middle English thrawen to twist Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish lacking in pleasing or attractive qualities: as a. perverse, recalcitrant b. crooked, misshapen •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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