[with object]North American
1 Haul or carry (something heavy or awkward)
1.1 no object, with adverbial of direction (of a person) go or move reluctantly or with effort.
1 A tedious or difficult journey.
2 another term for schlepper
Early 20th century (as a verb): from Yiddish shlepn ‘drag’, from Middle High German sleppen.
Sarah schlepped her groceries home. Luckily, her apartment was only a second floor walk-up and only three blocks from the market.