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shlep

1. verb, slang To haul something, especially in an awkward or ungainly manner. From Yiddish. The apartment building I moved into didn't have an elevator, so I had to shlep all my stuff up the stairs. My mom doesn't drive, so I bought her a rolling shopping cart so she doesn't have to shlep her groceries from the store anymore.
2. noun, slang A tedious, arduous, or inconvenient journey. From Yiddish. If we're going to make the shlep all the way across the country, then we might as well take the minivan. It's always been a bit of a shlep between here and the center of town, but the new light rail system should hopefully make it a much easier commute.
3. noun, slang A foolish, bumbling, or incompetent person. From Yiddish. What a bunch of shleps! First they get my order wrong, then they send it to the wrong address, and now they're trying to refund me the wrong amount of money! Jeff is managing the project? That shlep couldn't manage his own sock drawer.

schlep

1. verb, slang To haul something, especially in an awkward or ungainly manner. From Yiddish. The apartment building I moved into didn't have an elevator, so I had to schlep all my stuff up the stairs. My mom doesn't drive, so I bought her a rolling shopping cart so she doesn't have to schlep her groceries from the store anymore.
2. noun, slang A tedious, arduous, or inconvenient journey. From Yiddish. If we're going to make the schlep all the way across the country, then we might as well take the minivan. It's always been a bit of a schlep between here and the center of town, but the new light rail system should hopefully make it a much easier commute.
3. noun, slang A foolish, bumbling, or incompetent person. From Yiddish. What a bunch of schleps! First they get my order wrong, then they send it to the wrong address, and now they're trying to refund me the wrong amount of money! Jeff is managing the project? That schlep couldn't manage his own sock drawer.

schlep

and shlep (ʃlɛp)
1. tv. to drag or carry someone or something. (From German schleppen via Yiddish.) Am I supposed to schlep this whole thing all the way back to the store?
2. n. a journey; a distance to travel or carry something. It takes about twenty minutes to make the schlep from here to there.
3. n. a stupid person; a bothersome person. (Literally, a drag.) Ask that shlep to wait in the hall until I am free. I’ll sneak out the back way.

shlep

verb
See schlep