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KK Pronunciation

〔 dræg 〕


〔 dræɡ 〕

Overview of noun drag

The noun drag has 6 senses

  • drag, retarding force -- (the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid)

  • drag -- (something that slows or delays progress; "taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land")

  • drag -- (something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag")

  • drag -- (clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag")

  • puff, drag, pull -- (a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly")

  • drag -- (the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him")

Overview of verb drag

The verb drag has 11 senses

  • drag -- (pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him")

  • haul, hale, cart, drag -- (draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets")

  • embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in -- (force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business")

  • drag -- (move slowly and as if with great effort)

  • drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop back -- (to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging")

  • puff, drag, draw -- (suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette")

  • drag -- (use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen")

  • scuff, drag -- (walk without lifting the feet)

  • dredge, drag -- (search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost)

  • drag -- (persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set")

  • drag, drag on, drag out -- (proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours")