shlep

shlep

[shlep]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), shlepped, shlepping, noun
Also, shlepp.
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schlep definition

[ʃlɛp]
and shlep
  1. tv.
    to drag or carry someone or something. (From German schleppen via Yiddish.) : Am I supposed to schlep this whole thing all the way back to the store?
  2. n.
    a journey; a distance to travel or carry something. : It takes about twenty minutes to make the schlep from here to there.
  3. n.
    a stupid person; a bothersome person. (Literally, a drag.) : Ask that shlep to wait in the hall until I am free. I'll sneak out the back way.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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