Example sentences for: drawl

How can you use “drawl” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Through the rest we get Lewis' sensitive transcriptions of "a booming hick drawl," culminating in a contrast to Jim Barksdale, who, we are told, has escaped hickdom--he "retains only enough of the piney woods patter to offer a passing imitation of a good ol' boy when he needs to."

  • The tale of an astronaut (Johnny Depp with a drawl) who comes back from a space accident somehow different is cut from the same paranoid cloth as Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), I Married a Monster From Outer Space (1958) and, midway, Rosemary's Baby (1968).

  • "Come on, Kitty," he says in his soft Southern drawl, "A little toddy's not going to hurt you."

  • His Texas drawl and folksy eloquence are overpowering--like drinking a gallon of sweet, warm cream.

  • He would entertain the Post newsroom (where I worked) with his stories--his rough, sonorous voice; his slow drawl; his erudition and love affair with the language; his cigarette ash building up until it rolled, unnoticed by him, down the front of his shirt.

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