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laggard

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adjective lag·gard \ˈla-gərd\

Definition of laggard

  1. :  lagging or tending to lag :  dilatory

laggardly

adverb or adjective

laggardness

noun

Examples of laggard in a sentence

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

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First Known Use of laggard

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laggard

noun lag·gard

Definition of laggard

  1. :  one that lags or lingers

Examples of laggard in a sentence

  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

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First Known Use of laggard

1705


LAGGARD Defined for English Language Learners


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laggard

noun lag·gard

Definition of laggard for English Language Learners

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


LAGGARD Defined for Kids

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laggard

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adjective lag·gard \ˈla-gərd\

Definition of laggard for Students

  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 for Students

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



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