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Definition of "drag" []

  • To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul: dragged the heavy box out of the way. See Synonyms at pull. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground. (verb-transitive)
  • Computer Science To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons. (verb-transitive)
  • Computer Science To move (an element of a graphical display) on a computer screen using a pointing device. (verb-transitive)
  • To move or bring by force or with great effort: had to drag him to the dentist; dragged the truth out of the reluctant witness. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drag" in a sentence
  • "Plus, Robert DeNiro in drag is something you just CAN'T miss."
  • "As you approach Zacatecas on the main drag from the south there is the newish Hotel Plaza."
  • "- The next scene, with Bugs in drag, is animated by Emery Hawkins."