Definitions for dragger

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dragdræg(v.; n.; adj.)dragged, drag•ging

  1. (v.t.)to draw slowly and with effort; haul.

  2. to search with a drag, grapnel, or the like:

    to drag a lake for a gun.

  3. to smooth (land) with a drag or harrow.

  4. to introduce or insert:

    He drags his war stories into every conversation.

  5. to protract (something) tediously (often fol. by out):

    They dragged the discussion out for three hours.

  6. to pull (a graphical image) from one place to another on a computer display screen, esp. by using a mouse.

    Category: Computers

  7. (v.i.)to be drawn or hauled along.

  8. to trail on the ground.

  9. to move heavily or slowly and with great effort.

  10. to feel listless or move in such a manner (often fol. by around):

    This heat has everyone dragging around.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  11. to lag behind.

  12. to take part in a drag race.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  13. to take a puff:

    to drag on a cigarette.

  14. (n.)any device for dragging the bottom of a body of water to recover or detect objects.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  15. a heavy wooden or steel frame drawn over the ground to smooth it.

    Category: Agriculture

  16. a sledge for moving heavy objects.

  17. Slang. someone or something tedious; a bore.

    Category: Status (usage)

  18. the aerodynamic force exerted on an airfoil, airplane, or other aerodynamic body that tends to reduce its forward motion.

    Category: Aeronautics

  19. a metal shoe that serves as a brake for wagon wheels.

    Category: Machinery

  20. an act of dragging.

  21. slow, laborious procedure.

  22. something that retards progress.

  23. a puff on a cigarette, pipe, etc.

  24. characteristically worn by the opposite sex:

    to go to a dance in drag.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  25. Slang. influence; clout.

    Category: Status (usage)

  26. Slang. a girl or woman that one is escorting; date.

    Category: Status (usage)

  27. Slang.a dance, as at a high school or college.

  28. Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

    Ref: main drag .

  29. (adj.)Slang.associated with the opposite sex.

Origin of drag:

1350–1400; ME; prob. < MLG dragge grapnel, draggen to dredge, der. of drag-draw


Princeton's WordNet

  1. puller, tugger, dragger(noun)

    someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something

  2. trawler, dragger(noun)

    a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish


  1. dragger(Noun)

    Something that drags

  2. dragger(Noun)

    A trawler


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