slow as molasses
Definition of slow as molasses
: very slow or slowly I used to be a fast runner, but now I'm slow as molasses.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: the thick dark to light brown syrup that is separated from raw sugar in sugar manufacture
: a syrup made from boiling down sweet vegetable or fruit juice
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