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dragged, past tense; dragged, past participle; dragging, present participle; drags, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty
    • - we dragged the boat up the beach
    • - I dragged my eyes away
  2. Take (someone) to or from a place or event, despite their reluctance
    • - my girlfriend is dragging me off to Atlantic City for a week
  3. Go somewhere wearily, reluctantly, or with difficulty
    • - I have to drag myself out of bed each day
  4. Move (an icon or other image) across a computer screen using a tool such as a mouse

  5. (of a person's clothes or an animal's tail) Trail along the ground
    • - the nuns walked in meditation, their habits dragging on the grass
  6. Catch hold of and pull (something)
    • - desperately, Jinny dragged at his arm
  7. Engage in a drag race
    • - they were caught dragging on Francis Lewis Blvd
  8. (of a ship) Trail (an anchor) along the seabed, causing the ship to drift

  9. (of an anchor) Fail to hold, causing a ship or boat to drift

  10. Search the bottom of (a river, lake, or the sea) with grapnels or nets
    • - frogmen had dragged the local river
  11. Deliberately mention an unwelcome or unpleasant fact
    • - pieces of evidence about his early life were dragged up
  12. Involve someone or something in (a situation or matter), typically when such involvement is inappropriate or unnecessary
    • - he had no right to drag you into this sort of thing
  13. Introduce an irrelevant or inappropriate subject
    • - politics were never dragged into the conversation
  14. Bring someone or something to a lower level or standard
    • - the economy will be dragged down by inefficient firms
  15. (of time, events, or activities) Pass slowly and tediously
    • - the day dragged—eventually it was time for bed
  16. (of a process or situation) Continue at tedious and unnecessary length
    • - the dispute between the two families dragged on for years
  17. Protract something unnecessarily
    • - he dragged out the process of serving them
  18. (of a person) Inhale the smoke from (a cigarette)

Noun
  1. The action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty
    • - the drag of the current
  2. The longitudinal retarding force exerted by air or other fluid surrounding a moving object

  3. A person or thing that impedes progress or development
    • - Larry was turning out to be a drag on her career
  4. Unnatural motion of a fishing fly caused by the pull of the line

  5. An iron shoe that can be applied as a brake to the wheel of a cart or wagon

  6. A boring or tiresome person or thing
    • - working nine to five can be a drag
  7. An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette
    • - he took a long drag on his cigarette
  8. Clothing more conventionally worn by the opposite sex, esp. women's clothes worn by a man
    • - a fashion show, complete with men in drag
    • - a live drag show
  9. A street or road
    • - the main drag
  10. A private vehicle like a stagecoach, drawn by four horses

  11. A thing that is pulled along the ground or through water, in particular

  12. A harrow used for breaking up the surface of land

  13. An apparatus for dredging a river or for recovering the bodies of drowned people from a river, a lake, or the sea

  14. Influence over other people
    • - they had the education but they didn't have the drag
  15. A strong-smelling lure drawn before hounds as a substitute for a fox or other hunted animal

  16. A hunt using such a lure

  17. One of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a stroke preceded by two grace notes, which are usually played with the other stick


  1. the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  2. pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
  3. haul: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
  4. 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"
  5. embroil: 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"
  6. something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
  7. Drag is a cover album by k.d. lang, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music); it features a smoking motif.
  8. The Drag is a nickname for a portion of Guadalupe Street that runs along the western edge of the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas.
  9. Drag is an Australian rock band led by Darren Middleton, most known as the lead guitarist from highly successful Australian group Powderfinger.
  10. Drag is used for any clothing carrying symbolic significance but usually referring to the clothing associated with one gender role when worn by a person of the other gender. The term originated in Athens, Greece in the fourth century B.C.E. ...
  11. Drag (also referred to as witch house, screwgaze or crunk shoegaze) is a debated term used to describe a genre of dark electronic music which features a prominent hip-hop influence, specifically the 1990's Houston chopped and screwed sound pioneered by DJ Screw. ...
  12. A rudiment is one of the basic patterns used in rudimental drumming. These patterns form the basic building blocks or "vocabulary" of drumming, and can be combined in a great variety of ways to create drumming music.
  13. (dragging) An instance of something being dragged
  14. (dragged) (Australian Rules football) changed for another player, taken off the field by the coach for a mistake.
  15. (Dragging (of anchor)) Moving of an anchor over the sea bottom involuntarily because it is no longer preventing the movement of the vessel
  16. (Dragging) A paint effect using a flogger (a long-haired paintbrush) is dragged across a glaze to create a series of random fine lines.
  17. (Dragging) A cheating technique where the cheat removes all the chips from the bet as soon as the game is in progress.
  18. (Dragging) Accomplished by using a variety of implements such as brushes, harrows, or mat to smooth the soil.
  19. (Dragging) Placing a cigarette between (and sealing) your lips and causing smoke to be drawn from the filter into the mouth.
  20. (Dragging) Relocating display elements on a screen with a pointing device. This can be done by pressing and holding a pushbutton while moving the pointer on the screen.
  21. (Dragging) method of fishing in which a net is pulled behind the boat.
  22. (Dragging) pulling a wide brush or comb through wet glaze to create a textural pattern
  23. (dragging) Description of an anchor that is not securely fastened to the bottom and moves.
  24. (dragging) Many modern computer programs support the use of a mouse as a pointing device. If so, you can "drag" on-screen images or highlight text with the mouse pointer by holding down a button on the mouse as you move it.
  25. (DRAGS) Intrusions of color markings into a white marking area.