drag out

Definition of drag out

  1. 1 :  to cause (something) to take more time than necessary He dragged out the speech much too long.

  2. 2 :  to force (something, such as a confession) from (someone) :  to make (someone) tell one (something) The teacher eventually dragged a confession out of one of the students. Doctors sometimes have to drag information out of their patients.

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)

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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