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schlep

verb \ˈshlep\

Simple Definition of schlep

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of schlep

schlepped

also

shlepped

schlepping

also

shlepping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  drag, haul

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

Examples of schlep in a sentence

  1. We schlepped our luggage through the airport.



Variants of schlep

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schlepp

play also

shlep

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shlepp

\ˈshlep\

Origin and Etymology of schlep

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


First Known Use: 1922


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