Definitions for laggardˈlæg ərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lag•gardˈlæg ərd(n.)

  1. a person or thing that lags; lingerer; loiterer.

  2. (adj.)moving, developing, or responding slowly; sluggish.

Origin of laggard:

1695–1705; lag1+ -ard


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


  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


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