Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of schlep.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In the best circumstances, flying with a full-sized non-folding bicycle is inconvenient, but when you fly on the airline Bicycling magazine ranked second-worst for bicycle-schlepping "schlepping" is Yiddish for "portaging" it becomes nightmarish:

    Flights of Fancy: The Art of Unsimplification

  • Rattling on about the founding father Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, the city charter, and world's fairs past, the mayor seemed bored-like a man who has spent six long terms schlepping to untold thousands of such ceremonial events.

    Web Section

  • The Platonic ideal of carryalls, tote bags can range from humble to haute, but whatever the price point, they share an essential shape that marries classic form with practical function, such as schlepping stacks of bills from the bank to stuff under your mattress.

    The Simpler Things In Life

  • And for all those who don’t like the idea of schlepping out to the Brooklyn location, Target is setting up temporary shop for the month at 7 Times Square (which is suspiciously close to the Condé Nast Death Star — hmmmm).

    September 29, 2004 ��� October 6, 2004

  • First, underwear isn't heavy, so there is no "schlepping" or "lugging" to be done.

    World Hum

  • But "schlepping" from show to show is exhausting work - a lot of hauling, mileage and physical wear and tear, she said.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • He was not happy especially with the "schlepping" of the "kids around from place to place."

    CNN.com

  • Cripes, long day full of hauling boxes, shifting shelves, schlepping stuff, and general manual labor.

    Morning/Life

  • TV Guide Magazine: And way better than schlepping everyone's butt to Las Vegas.

    Melody Thomas Scott Reveals Her Latest Love Disaster on The Young and the Restless

  • Her day-to-day is very different ( "I'm schlepping a camera, driving my own car, editing my own work, carrying my own tripod") but Andrea says the road trip changed her approach to her career.

    Andrea McCarren, TV Veteran, Bounces Back After Layoff (PHOTOS)

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