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[drawn-out] /ˈdrɔnˈaʊt/
Origin of drawn-out
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He put his hands to his mouth and gave a loud, drawn-out shout, and then listened for an echo.

    The Young Alaskans Emerson Hough
  • From the Bowhead the sound comes like the drawn-out "hoo-hoo-oo-oo-oo" of the hoot-owl.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
  • Monotonous they are—these drawn-out agonies—as the sea itself upon which they are enacted.

    Foe-Farrell Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • As he did so his little jaw dropped, and he emitted a faint, drawn-out 'Boo.'

  • The final closure is made by melting the drawn-out extension in the blowpipe flame; the finished seal being shown by g, Fig. 4.

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