drawling

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  • 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
  • The part required him to deliver his lines in a New York drawl.
  • The boy rolled his eyes towards her and replied in a slow drawl, sometimes they did. Cited from Old Caravan Days, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • "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 was so clean in his language and was lacking in any drawl, he just inspired me.
  • Already I have noticed you begin to speak through your nose, and with a drawl. Cited from The Blithedale Romance, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "You said you have something important to discuss with me?" he drawled. Cited from Danger in Deep Space, by Carey Rockwell
  • 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 slow, musical drawl of her speech soothed him like the running of clear water. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • The strange old man spoke in a very drawling tone. Cited from A Sportsman's Sketches, by Ivan Turgenev
  • This does not mean that a speaker must drawl his words. Cited from Public Speaking, by Clarence Stratton
  • He drawled slightly over his words when he answered. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • His words fell in a slow drawl, not in Spanish, but in English. Cited from Steve Yeager, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Despite the soft drawl of his voice, he spoke with bitterness, as did the others. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • 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
  • "A-a-ah!" the woman drawled with an air of being about to say something more. Cited from Through Russia, by Maxim Gorky
  • The sound of Clay's drawling voice was like a message from home. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • She drawled the last words as if she liked to linger on them. Cited from A Man and His Money, by Frederic Stewart Isham
  • "Don't you think you might try?" he suggested, in his speculative drawl. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
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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