- The definition of a schlep is an unproductive person.
An example of a schlep is a person who never works.
- Schlep is defined as to drag, carry or go with a lot of effort needed.
An example of schlep is to lug a heavy piece of furniture up the stairs.
A woman schleps bags up the stairs.
schlep definition by Webster's New World
☆ or schlepp
Origin: ; from Yiddish shlepn, drag ; from Middle High German dialect, dialectal sleppen ; from Low German slepen ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)leub- from source slip
schlep definition by American Heritage Dictionary
or schlepp also shlep Slangverb schlepped schlepped also shlepped, schlep·ping or schlepp·ing also shlep·ping, schleps or schlepps also shleps verb, transitive
- An arduous journey.
- A clumsy or stupid person.
Origin: Yiddish shlepn, to drag, pull, from Middle Low German slēpen; see lei- in Indo-European roots.
- schlepˈper, schleppˈer, shlepˈper noun