slowpoke

noun slow·poke \ ˈslō-ˌpōk \

Definition of slowpoke

: a very slow person

Examples of slowpoke in a Sentence

  1. We're going to be late if that slowpoke doesn't hurry up.

  2. quit being such a slowpoke this morning, or you'll be late

Origin and Etymology of slowpoke

1slow + poke annoyingly stupid person


SLOWPOKE Defined for English Language Learners

slowpoke

noun

Definition of slowpoke for English Language Learners

  • : a person who moves, acts, or works very slowly


SLOWPOKE Defined for Kids

slowpoke

noun slow·poke \ ˈslō-ˌpōk \

Definition of slowpoke for Students

: a very slow person


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