noun slow·poke \ˈslō-ˌpōk\

: a person who moves, acts, or works very slowly

Full Definition of SLOWPOKE

:  a very slow person

Examples of SLOWPOKE

  1. We're going to be late if that slowpoke doesn't hurry up.
  2. <quit being such a slowpoke this morning, or you'll be late>

Origin of SLOWPOKE

1slow + poke annoyingly stupid person
First Known Use: circa 1848
SLOWPOKE Defined for Kids


noun slow·poke \ˈslō-ˌpōk\

Definition of SLOWPOKE for Kids

:  a very slow person


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