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schlep

verb \ˈshlep\

Simple Definition of schlep

  • : to carry or pull (something) with difficulty : to drag or haul (something)

Full Definition of schlep

schlepped also shleppedschlep·ping also shlep·ping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  drag, haul

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to proceed or move especially slowly, tediously, awkwardly, or carelessly

Examples of schlep

  1. We schlepped our luggage through the airport.



Variants of schlep

or schleppplay also shlep or shlepp \ˈshlep\

Origin of schlep

Yiddish shlepn, from Middle High German sleppen, from Middle Low German slēpen


First Known Use: 1922


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