Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/15/20 Schlep

Schlep (verb, noun)
schlep or schlepp, shlep, shlepp [ shlep ]


verb (used with object), schlepped, schlep·ping.
1. to carry; lug: to schlep an umbrella on a sunny day.

verb (used without object), schlepped, schlep·ping.
2. to move slowly, awkwardly, or tediously: We schlepped from store to store all day.

noun
3. Also schlep·per. someone or something that is tedious, slow, or awkward; drag.

WORDS RELATED TO SCHLEP
pull, jerk, tote, drag, lug, carry

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Origin: 1920–25; < Yiddish shlepn to pull, drag, (intransitive) trudge < Middle High German dialect sleppen < Middle Low German, Middle Dutch slēpen; cognate with Middle High German, Old High German sleifen (German schleifen); akin to slip, slippery

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