dragged, past tense; dragged, past participle; dragging, present participle; drags, 3rd person singular present;
Pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty
we dragged the boat up the beach
I dragged my eyes away
Take (someone) to or from a place or event, despite their reluctance
my girlfriend is dragging me off to Atlantic City for a week
Go somewhere wearily, reluctantly, or with difficulty
I have to drag myself out of bed each day
Move (an icon or other image) across a computer screen using a tool such as a mouse
(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
Catch hold of and pull (something)
desperately, Jinny dragged at his arm
Engage in a drag race
they were caught dragging on Francis Lewis Blvd
(of a ship) Trail (an anchor) along the seabed, causing the ship to drift
(of an anchor) Fail to hold, causing a ship or boat to drift
Search the bottom of (a river, lake, or the sea) with grapnels or nets
frogmen had dragged the local river
Deliberately mention an unwelcome or unpleasant fact
pieces of evidence about his early life were dragged up
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
Introduce an irrelevant or inappropriate subject
politics were never dragged into the conversation
Bring someone or something to a lower level or standard
the economy will be dragged down by inefficient firms
(of time, events, or activities) Pass slowly and tediously
the day dragged—eventually it was time for bed
(of a process or situation) Continue at tedious and unnecessary length
the dispute between the two families dragged on for years
Protract something unnecessarily
he dragged out the process of serving them
(of a person) Inhale the smoke from (a cigarette)
The action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty
the drag of the current
The longitudinal retarding force exerted by air or other fluid surrounding a moving object
A person or thing that impedes progress or development
Larry was turning out to be a drag on her career
Unnatural motion of a fishing fly caused by the pull of the line
An iron shoe that can be applied as a brake to the wheel of a cart or wagon
A boring or tiresome person or thing
working nine to five can be a drag
An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette
he took a long drag on his cigarette
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
A street or road
the main drag
A private vehicle like a stagecoach, drawn by four horses
A thing that is pulled along the ground or through water, in particular
A harrow used for breaking up the surface of land
An apparatus for dredging a river or for recovering the bodies of drowned people from a river, a lake, or the sea
Influence over other people
they had the education but they didn't have the drag
A strong-smelling lure drawn before hounds as a substitute for a fox or other hunted animal
A hunt using such a lure
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
the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
haul: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
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"
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"
something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
Drag is a cover album by k.d. lang, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music); it features a smoking motif.
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.
Drag is an Australian rock band led by Darren Middleton, most known as the lead guitarist from highly successful Australian group Powderfinger.
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. ...
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. ...
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.
(dragging) An instance of something being dragged
(dragged) (Australian Rules football) changed for another player, taken off the field by the coach for a mistake.
(Dragging (of anchor)) Moving of an anchor over the sea bottom involuntarily because it is no longer preventing the movement of the vessel
(Dragging) A paint effect using a flogger (a long-haired paintbrush) is dragged across a glaze to create a series of random fine lines.
(Dragging) A cheating technique where the cheat removes all the chips from the bet as soon as the game is in progress.
(Dragging) Accomplished by using a variety of implements such as brushes, harrows, or mat to smooth the soil.
(Dragging) Placing a cigarette between (and sealing) your lips and causing smoke to be drawn from the filter into the mouth.
(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.
(Dragging) method of fishing in which a net is pulled behind the boat.
(Dragging) pulling a wide brush or comb through wet glaze to create a textural pattern
(dragging) Description of an anchor that is not securely fastened to the bottom and moves.
(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.
(DRAGS) Intrusions of color markings into a white marking area.