Definitions for schlepʃlɛp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

schlep*ʃlɛp(v.; n.)schlepped or shlepped, schlep•ping or shlep•ping

or shlep

  1. (v.t.)to carry with great effort; lug.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  2. (v.i.)to move slowly, awkwardly, or tediously.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  3. (n.)a person who is slow or awkward.

    Category: Status (usage)

  4. a tedious journey.

* Slang..

Origin of schlep:

1920–25; < Yiddish shlepn to pull, drag, (intrans.) trudge; cf. dial. MHG sleppen < MLG, MD slēpen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. schlepper, shlepper, schlep, shlep(noun)

    (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person

  2. schlep, shlep(verb)

    a tedious or difficult journey

  3. shlep, schlep, pull along(verb)

    pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance

    "Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?"; "She pulled along a large trunk"

Wiktionary

  1. schlep(Noun)

    A long or burdensome journey.

    Sure you can go across town to get that, but it'd be a schlep.

  2. schlep(Noun)

    A boring person, a drag.

  3. schlep(Noun)

    A sloppy or slovenly person.

  4. schlep(Noun)

    A "pull" or influence

    He must have had a lot of shlep to get such good seats.

  5. schlep(Verb)

    To carry or to drag around.

    I'm exhausted after schlepping those packages around all day.

  6. schlep(Verb)

    To go, as on an errand or task

    I schlepped down to the store for some milk.

  7. schlep(Verb)

    To act in a slovenly, lazy, or sloppy manner.

    I just schlepped around the house on Sunday.

  8. Origin: From שלעפּן; compare schleppen.

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