drag

All Noun Verb
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  • The process of getting into drag or into character can take hours.
  • He forced me out of bed and dragged me along the beach.
  • The war dragged on for another half century, but the main fighting was over.
  • An appeal takes time and can be dragged out in some cases for many years.
  • He drags him about all over town, as if the boy were cast iron. Cited from Roger Ingleton, Minor, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Form drag is caused by movement of the aircraft through the air.
  • She was dragged out of the area by her mother who was also attacked and wounded.
  • He fell and was dragged for some distance by his horse.
  • The result is called drag area, and is listed below for several cars.
  • But he dragged his feet and played out his opponents against one another to gain time.
  • The battle dragged on for days while the emperor's side was in danger.
  • He has changed and looks much older, like a man who is being dragged on against his will.
  • The task was very difficult and it was night before the guns had been dragged into position.
  • Dragging her by the hair of her head, he takes her into the desert.
  • If used in a current, the shot must be prevented from being dragged away.
  • His soldiers met with open resistance; the general was killed and his body dragged through the city.
  • He then dragged him through the camp with one hand while fighting off the entire enemy army with the other hand.
  • Characters who are dead may be dragged at any time.
  • In the top half, a woman drags a man's body by his feet.
  • The fighting in the region dragged on for another two weeks before the dead could be recovered.
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Meaning of drag

  • noun The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  • noun 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
  • noun Something tedious and boring
    peeling potatoes is a drag
  • noun 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
  • noun The act of dragging (pulling with force)
    the drag up the hill exhausted him
  • verb Pull, as against a resistance
    He dragged the big suitcase behind him, These worries were dragging at him
  • verb Move slowly and as if with great effort
  • verb To lag or linger behind
    But in so many other areas we still are dragging
  • verb 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
  • verb Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
    He dragged me away from the television set
  • verb Proceed for an extended period of time
    The speech dragged on for two hours