1 the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid [syn: retarding force]
2 something that slows or delays progress; "taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"
3 something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
4 clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"
5 a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly" [syn: puff, pull]
6 the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"
1 pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
3 force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business" [syn: embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag in]
4 move slowly and as if with great effort
5 to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging" [syn: trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind]
7 use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
8 walk without lifting the feet [syn: scuff]
9 search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost [syn: dredge]
10 persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"
11 proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours" [syn: drag on, drag out] [also: dragging, dragged]
- British English /dr\
Drag may refer to:
- Drag (clothing), slang for any costume, but particularly for clothes of one gender worn by the opposite gender
- In music, to drag is to play slower than the indicated tempo
- Drag (percussion), in drumming, one of the 26 rudiments, consisting of two light strokes with one hand followed by a strong stroke with the opposite hand
- DRAG* (band), UK punk band http://www.myspace.com/dressedasgirl
- Drag (band), a band from Australia
- Drag (film), a 1929 film
- Drag (album), a 1997 album by kd lang with a smoking motif
- Drag (Hellbillies album), an album by Hellbillies
- Drag (Red Aunts album), an album by the Red Aunts
- "Drag" (song), a track by Placebo (band) on their album Meds
- Drag (song), a song by Hole off their EP Malibu
- A "drag" is something that is considered tedious and boring.
- "Dragging" can refer to inhaling off a cigarette (usually tobacco) (ex. "Let me get a drag off your cigarette.")
- Drag, Norway, a village in Tysfjord municipality, Nordland, Norway
- Drag racing, a form of automobile racing
- Dinitrogenase reductase activating glycohydrolase, an enzyme used in biochemistry
drag in Danish: Drag
drag in German: Drag
drag in Norwegian: Drag
drag in Swedish: Drag
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