Definition of a slow start
- Despite a slow start at the box office, the movie's popularity has increased steadily.
- The team got off to a slow start this season but is playing well now.
: mentally dull : stupid
: naturally inert or sluggish
: lacking in readiness, promptness, or willingness
: to make slow or slower : slacken the speed of
: to go or become slower
: to move suddenly and violently : spring
: to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement
: to issue with sudden force
: a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction
: a brief and sudden action or movement
: a sudden capricious impulse or outburst
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