schlep

verb \ˈshlep\

Definition of schlep

schlepped

also

shlepped

schlepping

also

shlepping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  drag, haul

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to proceed or move especially slowly, tediously, awkwardly, or carelessly

Examples of schlep in a sentence

  1. We schlepped our luggage through the airport.

Variants of schlep

or

schlepp

less commonly

or

shlepp

\ˈshlep\

Origin and Etymology of schlep

Yiddish shlepn, from Middle High German sleppen, from Middle Low German slēpen


First Known Use: 1922


SCHLEP Defined for English Language Learners

schlep

verb \ˈshlep\

Definition of schlep for English Language Learners

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


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