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a drag

A person, thing, or task that is tedious or boring. I don't know who invited this guy to the party. He is a such a drag! I know cleaning out the garage is a drag, but it has to be done.
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drag

1. noun A person, thing, or task that is tedious or boring. In this usage, the term is almost always used singularly and preceded by "a." I don't know who invited this guy to the party. He is a such a drag! I know cleaning out the garage is a drag, but it has to be done.
2. noun A street, typically the most prominent street in a small town, often one where businesses, shops, restaurants, etc. are located. We're going to walk down to the main drag and do some shopping for a while. The main drag where I grew up had one traffic light, one gas station, and one diner.
3. noun An instance of inhaling smoke from a cigarette or something else being smoked. Every time you take a drag, you're inhaling dozens of different toxic chemicals.
4. noun The clothing or ensemble worn by one dressing as a member of a different gender, especially in an exaggerated way as part of a performance (e.g. that of a drag queen). I was a little nervous the first time I performed in drag, but I got a great response from the crowd.
5. noun, dated slang The person accompanying one on a date, typically a girl or woman. I heard you're Johnny's drag for the prom.
6. noun, dated slang A dance. I heard you're Johnny's date to the drag tonight.
7. verb To inhale smoke from a cigarette or something else being smoked. Every time you drag on a cigarette, you're inhaling dozens of different toxic chemicals.
8. verb, slang To mock, ridicule, or mistreat. He's getting dragged pretty hard on Twitter today for what he said during that interview.

dragged

Mocked, ridiculed, or mistreated by someone or something. Ugh, dragged by my tarot cards once again—looks like the universe doesn't have anything good in store for me! Dude, if you post that picture on Twitter, you're definitely going to get dragged.
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(a) drag

(on someone ) a burden (to someone). I wish you wouldn 't be such a drag on your friends. I don't want to be a drag on the department.

drag

someone or something on(to) something and drag someone or something on*to pull or lead someone or something to a particular place, such as a stage, platform, dance floor, etc. The master of ceremonies dragged her onto the stage for another bow. Then he dragged on the next performer.

a drag

A tedious experience, a bore, as in After several thousand times, signing your autograph can be a drag. This seemingly modern term was army slang during the Civil War. The allusion probably is to drag as something that impedes progress. [Colloquial; mid-1800s]
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a drag

verb
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a drag

verb
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drag

1. n. something dull and boring. What a drag. Let’s go someplace interesting.
2. n. an annoying person; a burdensome person. (see also schlep.) Gert could sure be a drag when she wanted.
3. n. a (female) date. You got a drag for the dance yet?
4. n. a puff of a cigarette. One more drag and he coughed for a while and stubbed out the fag.
5. tv. to pull or puff on a cigarette. She dragged a couple and sat in the funk for a while.
6. tv. to race a car against someone; to race someone in a car. I’m planning to drag you at the fairgrounds next Saturday. Better be there.

dragged

mod. anxious or frightened after smoking marijuana. (Drugs.) The kid was dragged. You could tell he didn’t have much experience with the real world.
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drag (one's)

feet/heels
To act or work with intentional slowness; delay.
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