What does laggard mean?

Definitions for laggardˈlæg ərd

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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. Sergio Marchionne:

    I think Kimi has got to show a higher level of commitment to the process, there are days when I think he's a bit of a laggard, but we'll see. I am going to talk to him today, we'll see what happens.

  2. 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.

  3. 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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