slower than molasses

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Definition of slower than molasses

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

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“Slower than molasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slower%20than%20molasses. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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