drag kicking and screaming

Definition of drag kicking and screaming

  1. :  to force someone to enter into or do something when he or she does not want to She was dragged kicking and screaming into the family business.

Word by Word Definitions

dragplay
  1. :  something used to drag (see 2drag) with

    :  a device for dragging under water to detect or obtain objects

    :  something that is dragged, pulled, or drawn along or over a surface: such as

  1. :  to draw or pull slowly or heavily :  haul

    :  to cause (as oneself) to move with slowness or difficulty

    :  to cause to trail (see 1trail 1a) along a surface

  1. :  of, being, involving, or intended for a person wearing clothing typical of the opposite sex :  of, being, involving, or intended for a person in drag (see 1drag 7b)

kickplay kicking
  1. :  to strike out with the foot or feet

    :  to make a kick in football

    :  to show opposition :  resist, rebel

  1. :  a blow or sudden forceful thrust with the foot

    :  a sudden propelling of a ball with the foot

    :  the power to kick

screamingplay
  1. :  so striking or conspicuous as to attract notice as if by screaming

    :  so funny as to provoke screams of laughter

    :  extremely fast or powerful


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