Definition of drag out
1 : to cause (something) to take more time than necessary He dragged out the speech much too long.
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
: 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
: 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
: 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)
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: 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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