verb (used with or without object), shlepped, shlep·ping, noun
or schlepp, shlep, shlepp
verb (used with object), schlepped, schlep·ping.
verb (used without object), schlepped, schlep·ping.
Origin of schlep
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.