slow-walked; slow-walking; slow-walks
Definition of slow-walk
: to delay or prevent the progress of (something) by acting in a deliberately slow manner They can still slow-walk the confirmation process, though, stretching out the Senate's consideration for each Cabinet-level pick for days, which collectively could strangle business in the chamber for months.— Tamar Hallerman The suit claims the university slow-walked a formal complaint filed last December, dragging out the internal investigation until some of the accused male swimmers graduated and could no longer be punished.— Thomas J. Prohaska
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