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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old Norse draga.

Verb

Infinitive
to drag

Third person singular
drags

Simple past
dragged or, in some dialects, drug

Past participle
-

Present participle
dragging

to drag (third-person singular simple present drags, present participle dragging, simple past and past participle dragged or, in some dialects, drug)
  1. (transitive) To pull along a surface or through a medium, sometimes with difficulty.
  2. (intransitive) To move slowly.
    Time seems to drag when you’re waiting for a bus.
  3. (idiomatic, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant.
  4. (computing) To move a mouse cursor while holding down a button on the mouse, often to move something on the screen.
    Drag the file into the window to open it.

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Noun

Singular
drag

Plural
s

drag (s)
  1. (uncountable) Resistance of the air (or some other fluid) to something moving through it.
    When designing cars, manufacturers have to take drag into consideration.
  2. (countable) (slang) Someone or something that is annoying or frustrating.
  3. (countable) (slang) Someone or something that is disappointing.
  4. (uncountable) (slang) Women’s clothing worn by men for the purpose of entertainment.
  5. (uncountable) (slang) Any type of clothing or costume associated with a particular occupation or subculture (corporate drag).

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Related terms and idioms


Croatian

Etymology

Common Slavic dorg

Adjective

drag

  1. dear

Romanian

Etymology

Slavonic dragŭ

Pronunciation

Adjective

drag 4 nom/acc forms

  1. dear

Declension


Usage notes

This word can be used as a term of address, in the same way as "dear," "honey," and "sweetie" are used in English.

Derived terms


Slovene

Adjective

drag m.

  1. dear (loved; lovable)


This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at dear. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see drag in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Swedish

Noun

Inflection for drag Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative drag draget drag dragen
Genitive drags dragets drags dragens

drag n.

  1. feature, trait, characteristic
  2. lure, trolling spoon
  3. (chess) move, stroke

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