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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Drag as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

7 August 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 36 answers for the crossword clue 'Drag', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Drag a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Drag as an answer itself some 218 times.

Drag is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Wednesday, 04 August 2021 with the answer being LUG, we also found LUG to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Drag', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Drag' and give you a hint.

  • The act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"
  • A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
  • Something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
  • Something that slows or delays progress; "taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"
  • The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  • Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"
  • Suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
  • Search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
  • Walk without lifting the feet
  • To lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
  • Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
  • Clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"
  • Pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
  • Draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
  • Move slowly and as if with great effort
  • Use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
  • Proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Drag'.

  • darg
  • grad A person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

LUG
Marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait

OKE

TOW
The act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"

4 Letters

BORE
Diameter of a tube or gun barrel

CART
A heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal

DRAW
A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

HALE
United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

HAUL
The act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"

MAIN
A principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

PUFF
Forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"

PULL
The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"

ROAD
A way or means to achieve something; "the road to fame"

TOKE
A puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette; "the boys took a few tokes on a joint"

5 Letters

HEAVE
Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"

SCUFF
The act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

SHLEP
A tedious or difficult journey

SWEEP
A movement in an arc; "a sweep of his arm"

TRAIL
Evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"

6 Letters

BUMMER
An experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing; "having to stand in line so long was a real bummer"

BURDEN
Weight to be borne or conveyed

DOWNER
A drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

DRAGIN
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

DRAGON
Any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body

DREDGE
A power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

INHALE
Draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

SCHLEP
A tedious or difficult journey

TANGLE
Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"

7 Letters

DRAGOUT
Last unnecessarily long

EMBROIL
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

SCHLEPP

SWEEPUP
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

8 Letters

DROPBACK
Take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football; "The defender dropped back behind his teammate"

HANGBACK
To lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

9 Letters

GETBEHIND
To lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

10 Letters

DROPBEHIND
To lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

14 Letters

RETARDINGFORCE
The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid

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