Schlep Definition

shlĕp
schlepped, schlepping, schlepps, schleps, shleps
verb
schlepped, schlepping, schleps
To carry, take, haul, drag, etc.
Webster's New World
To go or move with effort; drag oneself.
Webster's New World

(intransitive, informal) To go, as on an errand or task.

I schlepped down to the store for some milk.
Wiktionary

(intransitive, informal) To act in a slovenly, lazy, or sloppy manner.

I just schlepped around the house on Sunday.
Wiktionary
noun
schleps
An arduous journey.
American Heritage
An ineffectual person.
Webster's New World
The definition of a schlep is an unproductive person.
An example of a schlep is a person who never works.
YourDictionary

(informal) A "pull" or influence.

He must have had a lot of schlep to get such good seats.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
schleppershlepshlepper
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Other Word Forms of Schlep

Noun

Singular:
schlep
Plural:
schleps

Origin of Schlep

  • Yiddish shlepn to drag, pull from Middle Low German slēpen lei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Yiddish שלעפּן (shlepn, “to drag"); compare German schleppen (“to drag").

    From Wiktionary

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