[ shlep ]
/ ʃlɛp /
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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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also schlepp . Sometimes shlep, shlepp .
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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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