Definitions of drag:
- noun: the act of dragging (pulling with force)
Example: "The drag up the hill exhausted him"
- noun: clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
Example: "He went to the party dressed in drag"
- noun: something tedious and boring
Example: "Peeling potatoes is a drag"
- noun: something that slows or delays progress
Example: "Taxation is a drag on the economy"
- noun: the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
- noun: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
Example: "He took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
- verb: to lag or linger behind
Example: "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
- verb: move slowly and as if with great effort
- verb: use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
Example: "Drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
- verb: proceed for an extended period of time
Example: "The speech dragged on for two hours"
- verb: persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
Example: "He dragged me away from the television set"
- verb: pull, as against a resistance
Example: "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"
- verb: suck in or take (air)
- verb: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
- verb: walk without lifting the feet
- verb: draw slowly or heavily
- verb: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
Example: "Don't drag me into this business"
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