: moving very slowly

Examples of snail-paced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That mode feels snail-paced compared to today’s vortex of startling stimuli, where every career update, review, and beef related to an artist is converted into feed-flooding posts by influencer-blogs like Hyperpop Daily. Kieran Press-Reynolds, Pitchfork, 19 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snail-paced was in 1594

Dictionary Entries Near snail-paced

Cite this Entry

“Snail-paced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snail-paced. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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