Verb: drag (dragged,dragging) drag
Noun: drag drag
- Pull, as against a resistance
"He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
- Draw slowly or heavily
- haul, hale [archaic], cart
- Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
"don't drag me into this business";
- embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag in
- Move slowly and as if with great effort
- To lag or linger behind
"But in so many other areas we still are dragging";
- trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop back
- Suck in or take (air)
- puff, draw
- Use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
"drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
- Walk without lifting the feet
- Search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
- Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
"He dragged me away from the television set"
- Proceed for an extended period of time
"The speech dragged on for two hours";
- drag on, drag out
- The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
- retarding force
- Something that slows or delays progress
"taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"
- Something tedious and boring
"peeling potatoes is a drag"
- Clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
"he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"
- A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
"he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly";
- puff, pull
- The act of dragging (pulling with force)
"the drag up the hill exhausted him"
Derived forms: drags, dragging, dragged
Type of: article of clothing, aspiration, balk, baulk [Brit], breathe in, breathing in, check, clothing, dawdle, deterrent, displace, draw, fall back, fall behind, force, go, habiliment [archaic], handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment, inhalation, inhale, inspiration, inspire, intake, involve, lag, locomote, look for, move, persuade, proceed, pull, pulling, resistance, scuffle, search, seek, shamble, shuffle, tediousness, tedium, tiresomeness, travel, vesture, wear, wearable, wearisomeness
Part of: smoke, smoking
Encyclopedia: Drag, Sweden