[ drag-er ]
/ ˈdræg ər /


any of various small motor trawlers operating off the North Atlantic coast of the U.S.
a person or thing that drags.

Origin of dragger

First recorded in 1490–1500; drag + -er1
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Examples from the Web for dragger

  • Sometimes the pack comes too close upon the dragger, and then a nasty scene ensues, which is pleasanter not described.

    Ladies on Horseback|Nannie Lambert