verb \ˈshlep\

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

schlepped also shleppedschlep·ping also shlep·ping

Full Definition of SCHLEP

transitive verb
:  drag, haul
intransitive verb
:  to proceed or move especially slowly, tediously, awkwardly, or carelessly

Variants of SCHLEP

schlep or schlepp also shlep or shlepp \ˈshlep\

Examples of SCHLEP

  1. We schlepped our luggage through the airport.

Origin of SCHLEP

Yiddish shlepn, from Middle High German sleppen, from Middle Low German slēpen
First Known Use: 1922


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