Definition of "thrawn" [thrawn]

  • (adjective) Chiefly Scots Crooked or twisted; misshapen.
  • (adjective) Chiefly Scots Perverse; contrary.

Use "thrawn" in a sentence

  • "He shuffled a little faster -- still upon his knees -- his head still twisted over his shoulder 'thrawn' in terror of Sandie and the accusing corpse."
  • "There is something "thrawn," as the Scotch say, about the story; there is often a touch of this sinister kind in the author's work."
  • "There's also a word which the people who live here like to use about themselves - "thrawn"."

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