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One that lags; a straggler.
Slow or delayed in action. See Synonyms at slow.
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1. a person who lags behind
2. a dawdler or straggler
rare sluggish, slow, or dawdling
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1. a person or thing that lags; lingerer; loiterer.adj.
2. moving, developing, or responding slowly; sluggish.
lag′gard•ly, adj., adv.
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|Noun||1.||laggard - someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind|
slowcoach, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, plodder - someone who moves slowly; "in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach"
|Adj.||1.||laggard - wasting time|
slow - not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
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noun straggler, lounger, lingerer, piker (Austral. & N.Z. slang), snail, saunterer, loafer, loiterer, dawdler, skiver (Brit. slang), idler, slowcoach (Brit. informal), sluggard, bludger (Austral. & N.Z. informal), slowpoke (U.S. & Canad. informal) a reputation as a technological laggard in the personal-computer area
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laggard[ˈlægəd] N (= having fallen behind) → rezagado/a m/f; (= idler) → holgazán/ana m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (= sb who has fallen behind) → Nachzügler(in) m(f); (= idler) → Trödler(in) m(f); he is a laggard in love (liter, hum) → er ist nicht so stürmisch
adj student, worker → faul
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