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dragging

[ drag-ing ]
/ ˈdræg ɪŋ /
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adjective
extremely tired or slow, as in movement; lethargic; sluggish: He was annoyed by their dragging way of walking and talking.
used in dragging, hoisting, etc.: dragging ropes.
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Origin of dragging

First recorded in 1765–75; drag + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM dragging

drag·ging·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dragging

dragging
/ (ˈdræɡɪŋ) /

noun
a decorating technique in which paint is applied with a specially modified brush to create a marbled or grainy effect
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