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laggard

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adjective lag·gard \ˈla-gərd\

Definition of laggard

  1. :  lagging or tending to lag :  dilatory

lag·gard·ly adverb or adjective
lag·gard·ness noun


Examples of laggard

  1. <I hate being stuck behind laggard motorists on the freeway.>



1702

First Known Use of laggard

1702

Rhymes with laggard


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laggard

noun lag·gard

Simple Definition of laggard

  • : a person or thing that does not go or move as quickly as others

Full Definition of laggard

  1. :  one that lags or lingers

Examples of laggard

  1. The company has been a laggard in developing new products.

  2. <tried to spur on the laggards at the back of the line during the hike>



1705

First Known Use of laggard

1705


LAGGARD Defined for Kids

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laggard

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adjective lag·gard \ˈla-gərd\

Definition of laggard

  1. :  slow to act, move, or respond <He was laggard about repaying the debt.>




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laggard

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noun lag·gard

Definition of laggard

  1. :  a person who does not go or move as quickly as others





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