[ UK /ʃlˈɛp/ ]
pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance
Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?
She pulled along a large trunk
- a tedious or difficult journey
- (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
How To Use schlep In A Sentence
- For Brown, visiting Gill at South Fork is a six-hour schlep that he's managed only three times.
- There was no option but to disassemble the poxy thing, stuff it back into it's box (needless to say they never go back in) and schlep back to Croydon.
- Others in slalom: Lindsey Kildow ninth, Sarah Schleper tied for 14th, Julia Mancuso 16th, Lauren Ross 24th, Resi Stiegler 27th. USATODAY.com - Athlete of the Week Rahlves sits atop ski world
- He schleps your bags upstairs and helps to keep values in proportion along the Italian Riviera.
- After the schlepp and slog of it all, contestants would find out if they'd won after the first quarter of the super bowl; an announcement which would involve no words, only the music to the winner's song played -- to 90 million people. Lydia Hughes: Singing Beyond the Stairwells: Kina Grannis
- After three years of schlepping around with Jesus, Simon Peter thought he knew what the relationship with God was all about. Beginner’s Grace
- We're actually quite a hopeful, not to say romantic, lot schlepping off to plays week after week in hopes of being swept off our feet.
- When it comes to schlepping dairy products into the wilderness, leave the squishy Brie and sweaty cheddar at home.
- For days at a time, a CEO must schlepp from city to city, pitching his or her company to skeptical investment bankers.
- Two weeks, three continents, six airports, and two boat rides later, I'm in Bukit Lawang, at the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park in north-central Sumatra, about to schlepp to the park's western side.