slow lane

noun

Definition of slow lane

  1. 1 :  a section of a highway for cars that are traveling at slower speeds

  2. 2 :  a situation in which someone or something is not advancing as quickly as others or is not as successful as others His career is still stuck in the slow lane.

Word by Word Definitions

slowplay
  1. :  mentally dull :  stupid

    :  naturally inert or sluggish

    :  lacking in readiness, promptness, or willingness

  1. :  slowly

  1. :  to make slow or slower :  slacken the speed of

    :  to go or become slower

laneplay
  1. :  a narrow passageway between fences or hedges

    :  a relatively narrow way or track: such as

    :  an ocean route used by or prescribed for ships

  1. : Scottish variant oflone


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