(Verb) When a person makes fun of another person, it is called dragging. It could also mean criticizing a person or embarrassing them in public. The term “drag” was popularized by Gen Z people.
The origin of the slang “drag” is unknown but has circulated the internet in recent years. Influencers and celebrities started using the term when they call out each other for a mistake or misunderstanding.
Demographic (Who Uses This Word)
Drag was first used by Gen Z people, especially young influencers and celebrities. Then, the word became a common slang that most people on social media platforms came to understand and use.
Drag Used in a Sentence
- Example 1: She dragged my name even though I did not know what had happened.
- Example 2: Avoid them now before you get dragged into all their issues.