dragger dragger

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
  2. (n) a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When it came to political meetings, Ike had always been a notorious foot-dragger.
  2. If he pushes off the case to October, he risks looking like just another White House foot-dragger.
  3. The model in the Jontue ads is pictured leading a white horse; to Outdoorsman Bergerac the first horse that subordinates showed him looked like a sway-backed plow dragger.

News

  1. THE CAT'S MEOW: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick earns Legislative Leader Award from the Humane Society of the U.S.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - You don’t have to have political clout to get the attention of a congressmen. You could be a creature with four legs and fur or two legs and feathers. You could quack, bark or even be a knuckle dragger. If you’re in danger or mistreated, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick is your man, and his dedication to the protection of animals has earned him the gratitude and the special ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  2. Blessing of the fleet June 22

    Where can you be grateful for the garbage scow, or consecrate the catamaran, give praise to the powerboat and dedicate the dragger?
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "I'd been a foot-dragger and a stick in the mud, and Adrian deserved better," Miller said.
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Larry Miller Source: Rocky Mountain News

  2. "I'm saying if the prime minister doesn't defend my position (on Charter rights), then he's a knuckle-dragger segregationist just like the ones who attacked Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement," Solberg said.
    on Mar 7, 2005 By: Monte Solberg Source: CTV.ca

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