Southern inflection (5)
I believe the answer is:
'southern inflection' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)
This is the entire clue.
(Other definitions for drawl that I've seen before include "particular tone of voice" , "Speak in slow tone" , "Speak lazily with long vowel sounds" , "Speak slowly and protractedly" , "Actor James Stewart's way of talking" .)