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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 member of a different gender, especially in an exaggerated way as part of a performance (i.e. 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.
See also: drag

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.
See also: drag
References in classic literature ?
At last they went to work on our heap, and we could feel the pressure diminish as they dragged away the dead and wounded.
Oh, that first breath of air as we were dragged out
Garthwaite seized my arm and we were just starting to run, when he dragged me back from in front of the wheels of half a dozen war automobiles, equipped with machine-guns, that were rushing for the spot.
But the waters of the pond rose up suddenly, overflowed the bank where the couple stood, and dragged them under the flood.
She dragged him to an unholy sink, and, soaking a rag in water, began to scrub his lacerated face with it.
Now he was seized upon either side and dragged at a rapid pace through the dark corridors--toward what fate he could not even guess.
At the words Carthoris half sprang to his feet, only to be dragged roughly down by his guard.
And after having mangled, and torn, and completely stripped the two brothers, the mob dragged their naked and bloody bodies to an extemporised gibbet, where amateur executioners hung them up by the feet.
The smoke of the hot ovens arose under their windows, and the bodies of the slain were dragged by their doors on the way to the feasting.
Then the death song arose, and he knew his beloved missionary's body was being dragged to the oven as he heard the words:
Taking a break from wowing audiences with its summer show, Boulevard hosted the second Dragged Through The Generations fundraiser, uniting faces from the North East drag circuit's past and present.
Sometimes, that discussion is ended a little prematurely; it is worth spending a little time exploring whether there may be a compromise solution acceptable to all parties, which may mitigate, although not completely eliminate, the risk that business owners are dragged along against their will.