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shlep

 (shlĕp)
v. & n. Slang
Variant of schlep.

shlep

or

shlepp

vb, n
a variant spelling of schlep

schlep

shlep

(ʃlɛp)

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]

shlep


Past participle: shlepped
Gerund: shlepping

Imperative
shlep
shlep
Present
I shlep
you shlep
he/she/it shleps
we shlep
you shlep
they shlep
Preterite
I shlepped
you shlepped
he/she/it shlepped
we shlepped
you shlepped
they shlepped
Present Continuous
I am shlepping
you are shlepping
he/she/it is shlepping
we are shlepping
you are shlepping
they are shlepping
Present Perfect
I have shlepped
you have shlepped
he/she/it has shlepped
we have shlepped
you have shlepped
they have shlepped
Past Continuous
I was shlepping
you were shlepping
he/she/it was shlepping
we were shlepping
you were shlepping
they were shlepping
Past Perfect
I had shlepped
you had shlepped
he/she/it had shlepped
we had shlepped
you had shlepped
they had shlepped
Future
I will shlep
you will shlep
he/she/it will shlep
we will shlep
you will shlep
they will shlep
Future Perfect
I will have shlepped
you will have shlepped
he/she/it will have shlepped
we will have shlepped
you will have shlepped
they will have shlepped
Future Continuous
I will be shlepping
you will be shlepping
he/she/it will be shlepping
we will be shlepping
you will be shlepping
they will be shlepping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shlepping
you have been shlepping
he/she/it has been shlepping
we have been shlepping
you have been shlepping
they have been shlepping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shlepping
you will have been shlepping
he/she/it will have been shlepping
we will have been shlepping
you will have been shlepping
they will have been shlepping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shlepping
you had been shlepping
he/she/it had been shlepping
we had been shlepping
you had been shlepping
they had been shlepping
Conditional
I would shlep
you would shlep
he/she/it would shlep
we would shlep
you would shlep
they would shlep
Past Conditional
I would have shlepped
you would have shlepped
he/she/it would have shlepped
we would have shlepped
you would have shlepped
they would have shlepped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shlep - (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
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
2.shlep - a tedious or difficult journey
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
Verb1.shlep - walk or tramp aboutshlep - walk or tramp about      
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
2.shlep - 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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