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/ ʃlɛp /
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verb (used with object), schlepped, schlep·ping.Slang.
verb (used without object), schlepped, schlep·ping.Slang.
to move slowly, awkwardly, or tediously: We schlepped from store to store all day.
Also schlepper. someone or something that is tedious, slow, or awkward.
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Also schlepp . Sometimes shlep, shlepp .
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How to use schlep in a sentence
Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlepp.13 Classic Helen Gurley Brown Quotes|Jesse Ellison|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Why should you bother yourself to schlepp me along like this?The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass
British Dictionary definitions for schlep
/ (ʃlɛp) /
verb schleps, schlepping or schlepped
to drag or lug (oneself or an object) with difficulty
a stupid or clumsy person
an arduous journey or procedure
Word Origin for schlep
Yiddish, from German schleppen
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