Examples of schlep in a Sentence
We schlepped our luggage through the airport.
Recent Examples of schlep from the Web
This Peter Parker schleps his backpack every weekday to the Midtown School of Science and Technology.
Most guys of his age and position wouldn’t schlep their kid brother to concerts, let alone as a third wheel.
But what a hassle to schlep junior's furniture on a plane trip, even folded up.
No need to schlep around wallets or locker keys in your Speedos at Universal Orlando Resort’s new water park opening later this month.
Wal-Mart, meanwhile, is rolling out curbside pickup of online grocery orders to 500 additional U.S. stores this year, eyeing busy suburban moms who don’t want to schlep around a cavernous big-box store.
At New York’s LaGuardia Airport, traffic is so nightmarish that passengers jump from cabs along the highway and schlep their bags on foot.
Who on earth wants to schlep into a store to get a new handset just because Microsoft and Samsung screwed something up?
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Origin and Etymology of schlep
Yiddish shlepn, from Middle High German sleppen, from Middle Low German slēpen
First Known Use: 1922See Words from the same year
SCHLEP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schlep for English Language Learners
: to carry or pull (something) with difficulty : to drag or haul (something)
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