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Oxford dictionary definition of the word drag:
verb (drags, dragging, dragged)
1 [with object and adverbial of direction] pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty:
we dragged the boat up the beach
take (someone) to or from a place or event, despite their reluctance:
my girlfriend is dragging me off to Rhodes for a week
(drag oneself) go somewhere wearily, reluctantly, or with difficulty:
I have to drag myself out of bed each day
move (an image or highlighted text) across a computer screen using a tool such as a mouse:
you can move the icons into this group by dragging them in with the mouse
[no object] (of a person’s clothes or an animal’s tail) trail along the ground:
the nuns walked in meditation, their habits dragging on the grassy verge
[no object] (drag at) catch hold of and pull (something):
desperately, Jinny dragged at his arm
[with object] (of a ship) trail (an anchor) along the seabed, drifting in the process:
the coaster was dragging her anchor in St Ives Bay
the anchor did not hold and they dragged further through the water
[no object] (of an anchor) fail to hold, causing a ship or boat to drift:
his anchor had dragged and he found himself sailing out to sea
[with object] search the bottom of (a river, lake, or the sea) with grapnels or nets:
frogmen had dragged the local river
2 [no object] (of time) pass slowly and tediously:
the day dragged—eventually it was time for bed
(drag on) (of a process or situation) continue at tedious and unnecessary length:
the dispute between the two families dragged on for some years
[with object] (drag something out) protract something unnecessarily:
he dragged out the process of serving them
1 [mass noun] the action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty:
the drag of the current
the longitudinal retarding force exerted by air or other fluid surrounding a moving object:
the coating reduces aerodynamic drag
[in singular] a person or thing that impedes progress or development:
Larry was turning out to be a drag on her career
Angling unnatural motion of a fishing fly caused by the pull of the line.
[count noun] archaic an iron shoe that can be applied as a brake to the wheel of a cart or wagon.
2 [in singular] informal a boring or tiresome person or thing:
working nine to five can be a drag
3 informal an act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette:
he took a long drag on his cigarette
4 [mass noun] clothing more conventionally worn by the opposite sex, especially women’s clothes worn by a man:
a fashion show, complete with men in drag
5 informal a street or road:
the main drag is wide but there are few vehicles
6 historical a private vehicle like a stagecoach, drawn by four horses.
British informal, dated a car:
a stately great drag with a smart chauffeur
7short for drag race.
8a thing that is pulled along the ground or through water, in particular:
historical a harrow used for breaking up the surface of land.
an apparatus for dredging or for recovering objects from the bottom of a river or lake.
another term for dragnet.
9a strong-smelling lure drawn before hounds as a substitute for a fox.
a hunt using a drag lure.
10 [mass noun] North American informal influence over other people:
they had the education but they didn’t have the drag
11 Music one of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a stroke preceded by two grace notes usually played with the other stick. See also ruff4.