dragged dragged  /d ˈræɡd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  2. (n) something that slows or delays progress
  3. (n) something tedious and boring
  4. (n) clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
  5. (n) a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
  6. (n) the act of dragging (pulling with force)
  7. (v) pull, as against a resistance
  8. (v) draw slowly or heavily
  9. (v) force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
  10. (v) move slowly and as if with great effort
  11. (v) to lag or linger behind
  12. (v) suck in or take (air)
  13. (v) use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
  14. (v) walk without lifting the feet
  15. (v) search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
  16. (v) persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
  17. (v) proceed for an extended period of time

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. King dragged his victim's severed torso through a black part of town and dumped it near a black church and cemetery.
  2. A crowd of Somalis beat the body of an Ethiopian soldier as it is dragged in the streets of Somalia's capital.
  3. A war dragged on in Sudan.

News

  1. Police: Camera store employee dragged 75 feet behind thieves' car

    A camera shop employee was dragged 75 feet down a South Lake Union street while trying to recover an expensive digital movie camera from a pair of thieves June 12, according to the Seattle Police Department.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KOMO Seattle

  2. Police: Man dragged woman into empty lot, raped her

    Police in Flagler Beach say a man dragged a woman from the street, choked her and raped her early Friday morning.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WESH 2 Orlando

  3. SAPD: Man dragged through parking lot after Craigslist deal goes sour

    SAN ANTONIO -- A man was dragged through a parking lot after an attempted iPhone deal went awry, police say. The victim thought he found an interested buyer for his iPhone on Craigslist and agreed to rendezvous at a Jack-in-the Box off of Loop 410 on the city's northeast side.   According to police, Christopher Cotrell and Michell Lynn Sherrod, met the seller in the parking lot. The victim told ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

Quotes

  1. Bush said the attorney general's "good name was dragged through the mud for political reasons."
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. "As people walked home, for the first time the vuvuzelas were silent - they were dragged home in pain," said Danny Jordaan, CEO of the local organising committee, before quickly returning to a positive theme.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Danny Jordaan Source: ESPN

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