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One that lags; a straggler.
Slow or delayed in action. See Synonyms at slow.
1. a person who lags behind
2. a dawdler or straggler
rare sluggish, slow, or dawdling
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"
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