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laggard

lag·gard

laggard

 
 
pronunciation:
lae grd
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: someone or something that lags.
The weary soldiers were forced to continue the march, and any laggards were punished.
similar words:
dawdler, lag, slowpoke
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: slow to move or develop; lagging or inclined to lag; sluggish.
synonyms:
sluggish
antonyms:
prompt, quick
similar words:
backward, lazy, poky, slow, torpid
derivation: laggardness (n.)