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SCHLEP

 Dictionary entry overview: What does schlep mean? 

SCHLEP (noun)
  The noun SCHLEP has 2 senses:

1. (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
2. a tedious or difficult journey

  Familiarity information: SCHLEP used as a noun is rare.


SCHLEP (verb)
  The verb SCHLEP has 1 sense:

1. pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance

  Familiarity information: SCHLEP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCHLEP (noun)


Sense 1schlep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

schlep; schlepper; shlep; shlepper

Hypernyms ("schlep" is a kind of...):

simple; simpleton (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

Domain category:

Yiddish (a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script)


Sense 2schlep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A tedious or difficult journey

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

schlep; shlep

Hypernyms ("schlep" is a kind of...):

journey; journeying (the act of traveling from one place to another)


SCHLEP (verb)


Sense 1schlep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

pull along; schlep; shlep

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "schlep" is one way to...):

drag (pull, as against a resistance)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "schlep"):

tow (drag behind)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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