or schlepp, shlep, shlepp
verb (used with object), schlepped, schlep·ping.
verb (used without object), schlepped, schlep·ping.
- schleiden, matthias jakob,
- schlemm's canal,
- schlesinger, arthur meier,
Origin of schlep
Examples from the Web for schlepp
Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlepp.
Why should you bother yourself to schlepp me along like this?The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass
verb schleps, schlepping or schlepped
Word Origin for schlep
"to carry or drag," 1922 (in Joyce's "Ulysses"), from Yiddish shlepen "to drag," from Middle High German sleppen, related to Old High German sleifen "to drag," and slifan "to slide, slip" (cf. Middle English slippen; see slip (v.)). Related: Schlepped; schlepping.
"stupid person, loser," 1939, short for schlepper "person of little worth" (1934), in Yiddish, "fool, beggar, scrounger," from schlep (v.) "to carry or drag" (for sense evolution, cf. drag (n.) "annoying dull person").