Definitions for laggardˈlæg ərd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word laggard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke(adj)

    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

  2. dilatory, laggard, poky, pokey(adj)

    wasting time

Wiktionary

  1. laggard(Noun)

    Someone who lags behind; someone who takes more time than is necessary.

  2. laggard(Adjective)

    Hanging back; loitering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laggard(adj)

    slow; sluggish; backward

  2. Laggard(noun)

    one who lags; a loiterer

  3. Origin: [Lag + -ard.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laggard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laggard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Getachew Belay:

    Historically, Africa has been a laggard to accept new agricultural technologies. For GM crops, much of the problem lies in the perception, exaggerated fear and conflicting messages sent to policy making.

  2. Larry Glazer:

    State Street is a notable laggard in adviser support, given State Street’s scale and first mover advantage as an ETF pioneer, they have abysmal adviser support. It's almost a laughing matter in the industry.

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