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1laggard

adjective lag·gard \ˈla-gərd\

Definition of LAGGARD

:  lagging or tending to lag :  dilatory
lag·gard·ly adverb or adjective
lag·gard·ness noun
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Examples of LAGGARD

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

First Known Use of LAGGARD

1702

Rhymes with LAGGARD

2laggard

noun

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

Full Definition of LAGGARD

:  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>

First Known Use of LAGGARD

1705

Rhymes with LAGGARD

LAGGARDNESS Defined for Kids

1laggard

adjective lag·gard \ˈla-gərd\

Definition of LAGGARD for Kids

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

2laggard

noun

Definition of LAGGARD for Kids

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

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