a quiet, indrawn man.
made with the breath in:
an indrawn sigh.
drawn or pulled in
inward-looking or introspective
also in-drawn, 1751, from in (adv.) + past tense of draw (v.). Middle English had indrawing “action of drawing in” (late 14c.). The plain verb indraw is rare, late 19c., and might be a back-formation.
[an-druh] /ˈɛ̃ drə/ noun 1. a department in central France. 2667 sq. mi. (6910 sq. km). Capital: Châteauroux. /French ɛ̃drə/ noun 1. a department of central France in the Centre region. Capital: Châteauroux. Pop: 230 954 (2003 est). Area: 6906 sq km (2693 sq miles)
[an-drey-lwar] /ɛ̃ dreɪˈlwar/ noun 1. a department in W central France. 2378 sq. mi. (6160 sq. km). Capital: Tours. /French ɛ̃drelwar/ noun 1. a department of W central France in the Centre region: contains many famous châteaux along the Loire. Capital: Tours. Pop: 563 062 (2003 est). Area: 6158 sq km (2402 sq miles)
[in-dree] /ˈɪn dri/ noun, plural indris. 1. a short-tailed lemur, Indri indri, of Madagascar, about 2 feet (60 cm) in length: an endangered species. n. 1839, European name for the babakoto, a lemur-like arboreal primate of Madagascar (Indris Lichanotus); the common story since late 19c. is that the name was given in error by French […]
[in-dri-kuh-theer] /ˈɪn drɪ kəˌθɪər/ noun 1. a long-necked, long-legged, fossil mammal, Indricotherium transouralicum, related to the rhinoceros and existing 10 to 30 million years ago, possibly the largest and heaviest land mammal.