slowcoach


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slowcoach

(ˈsləʊˌkəʊtʃ)
n
informal Brit a person who moves, acts, or works slowly. US and Canadian equivalent: slowpoke
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slowcoach - someone who moves slowly; "in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach"
dawdler, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke, drone - someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
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slowcoach

[ˈsləʊkəʊtʃ] N (Brit) (= dawdler) → tortuga f

slowcoach

[ˈsləʊkəʊtʃ] n (British)lambin(e) m/f

slowcoach

[ˈsləʊˌkəʊtʃ] n (fam) (dawdler) → lumaca; (dullard) → testone/a
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