how to pronounce drawl


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An example use of drawl in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… matter what heidi's drawl join the fire …”

meanings of drawl


  1. To drag on slowly and heavily; to while or dawdle away time indolently.
  2. To utter or pronounce in a dull, spiritless tone, as if by dragging out the utterance.
  3. To move slowly and heavily; move in a dull, slow, lazy manner.
  4. To speak with a slow, spiritless utterance, from affectation, laziness, or lack of interest.


  1. A way of speaking slowly while lengthening vowel sounds and running words together. Characteristic of some southern US accents, as well as Scots.

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