drawling

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  • He began drawling his words again, as he always did when he had got himself under control. Cited from Best Short Stores of 1921 ... Yearbook of American Short Story
  • He said he had not recognized me by my face but by my drawling style of speech. Cited from Chapters from My Autobiography, by Mark Twain
  • This was the effect my mother's clear drawling voice had upon me at that moment. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • But now a drawling voice came from the back of the hall. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • Why so slow and drawling a march on such a critical occasion? Cited from History of the Expedition to Russia, by Count Philip de Segur
  • He dropped it suddenly and drew back at the sound of a soft, cold, drawling voice behind him. Cited from The Gadfly, by E. L. Voynich
  • "You would go over the mountain?" he said, drawling every word. Cited from The Soldier of the Valley, by Nelson Lloyd
  • When his voice gives a sudden drawling drop that dance ends. Cited from The Lake of the Sky, by George Wharton James
  • He hesitated, drawling, and then he told her a great deal of what was in his mind. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • "How did you know about Marks?" he asked, in that easy drawling voice of his. Cited from A Rogue by Compulsion, by Victor Bridges
  • He spoke in a slow, drawling tone, but there was something in it which made me fully believe him. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The strange old man spoke in a very drawling tone. Cited from A Sportsman's Sketches, by Ivan Turgenev
  • Then she asked me in her slow, drawling way if I would listen to something she had to say to me. Cited from Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore, by Pauline Lester
  • The sound of Clay's drawling voice was like a message from home. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • The voice was drawling and not loud, but I recognized it fast enough. Cited from Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate", by T. Jenkins Hains
  • He looked on them from his drawling eye. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • Lord Robert's glass had dropped from his eye, and he was laughing in his drawling way. Cited from The Christian, by Hall Caine
  • He began to talk in his drawling way. Cited from The U.P. Trail, by Zane Grey
  • Then I saw that the cool, drawling manner, the level voice, were in reality the highest art. Cited from The Mystery, by Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • She had a rich, full voice, and a drawling speech. Cited from Saturday's Child, by Kathleen Norris
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Root form of drawling is drawl for the verb.

How drawling gets used

Words starting with drawling

Meaning of drawling

  • verb Lengthen and slow down or draw out
    drawl one's vowels