Definitions for laggardˈlæg ərd
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dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke(adj)
someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
dilatory, laggard, poky, pokey(adj)
Someone who lags behind; someone who takes more time than is necessary.
Hanging back; loitering.
slow; sluggish; backward
one who lags; a loiterer
Origin: [Lag + -ard.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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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