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

Synonyms for shlep in the sense of this definition

(shlep 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 shlep in the sense of this definition

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

(shlep 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 shlep 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 shlep in the sense of this definition

(shlep 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 shlep ) drag behind

"Horses used to tow barges along the canal"

Definition 4: walk or tramp about - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for shlep in the sense of this definition

(shlep is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

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