Definition of Drag out

1. Verb. Last unnecessarily long.

Exact synonyms: Drag On
Generic synonyms: Endure, Last



2. Verb. Proceed for an extended period of time. "The speech dragged on for two hours"
Exact synonyms: Drag, Drag On
Generic synonyms: Go, Proceed

Definition of Drag out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To extend or lengthen excessively. ¹

2. Verb. To haul or bring out forcefully or as though with force. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drag Out

drag-queen
drag-rope
drag a bunt
drag and drop
drag bit
drag bunt
drag bunts
drag coefficient
drag down
drag in
drag king
drag kings
drag on
drag one's feet
drag one's heels
drag out (current term)
drag queen
drag queens
drag race
drag racer
drag racers
drag races
drag racing
drag rope
drag sail
drag sails
drag strip
drag the chain
drag through the mud
drag up

Literary usage of Drag out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1870)
"... to our friend's hospitable house, more than ever thankful that Fate had not condemned us to drag out a weary existence, ..."

2. The Adventures of the Fourteen Points: Vivid and Dramatic Episodes of the by Harry Hansen (1919)
"... CHAPTER XIII The President prepares a garden party at Principo, and the invited guests drag out the family skeleton. AT first I thought that the wealthy ..."

3. The Adventures of the Fourteen Points: Vivid and Dramatic Episodes of the by Harry Hansen (1919)
"... CHAPTER XIII The President prepares a garden party at Principo, and the invited guests drag out the family skeleton. AT first I thought that the wealthy ..."

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