WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
schlep or shlep /ʃlɛp/USA pronunciation   v.,  schlepped or shlepped, schlep•ping or shlep•ping, n. [Slang.]
  1. Slang Terms to carry with great effort;
    lug:[+ object]I don't want you to schlep that heavy suitcase.
  2. Slang Terms[no object] to move slowly or with too much care.

n. [countable]
  1. Slang Termsone who is slow or awkward.
  2. an annoyingly awkward or slow journey:That's too big a schlep, going all the way downtown.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
schlep  (shlep),USA pronunciation v.,  schlepped, schlep•ping, n. [Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsto carry;
    lug:to schlep an umbrella on a sunny day.

  1. Slang Termsto move slowly, awkwardly, or tediously:We schlepped from store to store all day.

  1. Slang TermsAlso,  schlepper. someone or something that is tedious, slow, or awkward;
    drag. Also,  schlepp, shlep, shlepp. 
Yiddish shlepn to pull, drag, (intrans.) trudge MHG dial. sleppen MLG, MD slēpen;
c. MHG, OHG sleifen (G schleifen);
akin to slip1, slippery]

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