HyperDic: drawn-out

English > 2 senses of the word drawn-out:
ADJECTIVEalldrawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protractedrelatively long in duration / duration
alldrawn-out(used of speech) uttered slowly with prolonged vowels
English > drawn-out: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelatively long in duration / duration; tediously protracted.
Example"a drawn-out argument"
Synonymsextended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted
Broaderlongprimarily temporal sense
Spanishprolongado
Catalanllarg, prolongat
English > drawn-out: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used of speech) uttered slowly with prolonged vowels.
Broaderslownot moving quickly
Spanishpesado

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