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schlepor schlepp also shlep (shlĕp)Slang
v. schlepped, schlep·ping, schleps or schlepped or schlepp·ing or schlepps also shlepped or shlep·ping or shleps
To carry clumsily or with difficulty; lug: schlepped a shopping bag around town.
To move slowly or laboriously: schlepped around with the twins in a stroller.
1. An arduous journey.
2. A clumsy or stupid person.
schlep′per, shlep′per n.
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vb, schleps, schlepping or schlepped
to drag or lug (oneself or an object) with difficulty
1. a stupid or clumsy person
2. an arduous journey or procedure
[Yiddish, from German schleppen]
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v. schlepped or shlepped, schlep•ping or shlep•ping,
n. Slang. v.t.
1. to carry with great effort; lug.v.i.
2. to move slowly, awkwardly, or tediously.n.
3. a person who is slow or awkward.
4. a tedious journey.
[1920–25; < Yiddish shlepn to pull, drag, (intrans.) trudge; compare dial. Middle High German sleppen < Middle Low German, Middle Dutch slēpen]
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Past participle: schlepped
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|Noun||1.||schlep - (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person|
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
|2.||schlep - a tedious or difficult journey|
|Verb||1.||schlep - pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance; "Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?"; "She pulled along a large trunk"|
drag - pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
tow - drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
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schlep, schlepp (US inf)
vi (= traipse) → latschen (inf), → sich schleppen; to schlep through the traffic → sich durch den Verkehr quälen
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