1. [ verb ] pull, as against a resistance

"He dragged the big suitcase behind him" "These worries were dragging at him"

Related terms: pull shlep trail embroil
2. [ verb ] draw slowly or heavily
Synonyms: haul cart hale

"haul stones" "haul nets"

Related terms: pull bowse draw hauler
3. [ verb ] to lag or linger behind
Synonyms: trail drop_behind hang_back get_behind

: "But in so many other areas we still are dragging."

Related terms: lag dawdler
4. [ verb ] move slowly and as if with great effort
Related terms: travel
5. [ verb ] suck in or take, as of air
Synonyms: draw puff

"draw a deep breath" draw on a cigarette"

Related terms: inhale smoke
6. [ noun ] (physics) the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
Synonyms: retarding_force
Related terms: resistance windage sonic_barrier
7. [ verb ] force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
Synonyms: sweep embroil sweep_up drag_in tangle

"They were swept up by the events" "don't drag me into this business"

Related terms: involve imbroglio
8. [ noun ] something tedious and boring

"peeling potatoes is a drag"

Related terms: tediousness colloquialism
9. [ verb ] proceed for an extended period of time
Synonyms: drag_out drag_on

"The speech dragged on for two hours"

Related terms: proceed
10. [ verb ] walk without lifting the feet
Synonyms: scuff
Related terms: shuffle scuff
11. [ verb ] persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting

"He dragged me away from the television set"

Related terms: persuade
12. [ noun ] a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
Synonyms: pull puff

"he took a puff on his pipe" "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"

Related terms: inhalation toke smoke puff
13. [ verb ] use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu

"drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"

Related terms: move
14. [ noun ] (clothing) clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)

"he went to the party dressed in drag" "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"

Related terms: clothing
15. [ verb ] search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
Synonyms: dredge
Related terms: search dredge
16. [ noun ] something that slows or delays progress

"taxation is a drag on the economy" "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"

Related terms: hindrance
17. [ noun ] the act of dragging (pulling with force)

"the drag up the hill exhausted him"

Related terms: pull haul
Similar spelling:   Drago