slower than molasses

Definition of slower than molasses

US, informal

  1. :  very slow or slowly People have complained that the legislature is moving/working slower than molasses.

Word by Word Definitions

slowplay slower
  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

molassesplay
  1. :  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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