drag

phonetic symbol: / drǽɡ / 

drag - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of dragging (pulling with force)
e.g.)
・the drag up the hill exhausted him

[ noun ]
■ a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
e.g.)
・he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly
puff , pull

[ noun ]
■ clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
e.g.)
・he went to the party dressed in drag
・the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag

[ noun ]
■ something tedious and boring
e.g.)
・peeling potatoes is a drag

[ noun ]
■ something that slows or delays progress
e.g.)
・taxation is a drag on the economy
・too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

[ noun ]
■ the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
retarding force

[ verb ]
■ proceed for an extended period of time
e.g.)
・The speech dragged on for two hours
drag on , drag out

[ verb ]
■ persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
e.g.)
・He dragged me away from the television set

[ verb ]
■ suck in or take (air)
draw , puff

[ verb ]
■ search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
dredge

[ verb ]
■ pull, as against a resistance
e.g.)
・He dragged the big suitcase behind him
・These worries were dragging at him

[ verb ]
■ draw slowly or heavily
cart , hale , haul

[ verb ]
■ walk without lifting the feet
scuff

[ verb ]
■ to lag or linger behind
e.g.)
・But in so many other areas we still are dragging
drop back , drop behind , get behind , hang back , trail

[ 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
e.g.)
・drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen

[ verb ]
■ force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
e.g.)
・don't drag me into this business
drag in , embroil , sweep , sweep up , tangle

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