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Definitions and Synonyms of schlep | Another word for schlep | What is schlep?

Definition 1: a tedious or difficult journey - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for schlep in the sense of this definition

(schlep is a kind of ...) the act of traveling from one place to another

Definition 2: (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for schlep in the sense of this definition

(schlep is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

(schlep belongs to category ...) a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

Definition 3: pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance - [verb of contact]

Samples where schlep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?
  • She pulled along a large trunk

Synonyms for schlep in the sense of this definition

(schlep is a kind of ...) pull, as against a resistance

"He dragged the big suitcase behind him" "These worries were dragging at him"

(... is a kind of schlep ) drag behind

"Horses used to tow barges along the canal"

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