Drag etymology


English word drag comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) dragan (To draw, drag.), Old Norse draga (To draw, drag, pull.)

Etymology of drag

Detailed word origin of drag

Dictionary entry Language Definition
dragan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) To draw, drag.
draga Old Norse (non) To draw, drag, pull.
draggen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
draȝen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
drag English (en) (computing) To move (an item) on the computer display by means of a mouse or other input device.. (figurative) To search exhaustively, as if with a dragnet.. (intransitive) To move slowly.. (slang) To roast, say negative things about, or call attention to the flaws of (someone).. (soccer) To hit or kick off target.. (transitive) To pull along a surface or through a medium, sometimes with [...]

Words with the same origin as drag

Descendants of dragan