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English Word:

laggard


English Pronunciation:

lag•gard


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

Lag + -ard.


⇨Definition

Slow; sluggish; backward.



Noun:


⇨Definition

One who lags; a loiterer.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From lag +‎ -ard.


Synonyms:

See also :idler


Noun:

laggard (plural laggards) One who lags behind and takes more time than is necessary.


Adjective:

Adjective laggard (comparative more laggard, superlative most laggard) Hanging back; loitering. 1752, Francis Gentleman and Ben Jonson, Sejanus, A Tragedy, act 5, scene 1, page 54–55: But come let's wing our Steps with utmost Speed, The swiftest Haste is laggard to the Deed. 1931, William Faulkner, Sanctuary, Vintage 1993, p. 66: Between blinks Tommy saw Temple in the path, her body slender and motionless for a moment as though waiting for some laggard part to catch up.


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16.laggardly
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