- 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. to go somewhere, especially if it is a slow, difficult journey, or you do not want to go The restaurant's supposed to be great but I don't feel like schlepping all the way out there.
- 2 [transitive] schlep something (+ adv./prep.) to carry or pull something heavy I'm not schlepping these suitcases all over town. From Yiddish shlepn, “to drag.”
NAmE//ʃlɛp//(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they schlep
he / she / it schleps
past simple schlepped
-ing form schlepping
schlep (also schlepp) noun [singular]jump to other results