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Meaning of LAGGARD

Pronunciation:  'lagurd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
  2. [adj]  wasting time
  3. [adj]  inclined to waste time and lag behind

LAGGARD is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: dawdler, dawdling, dilatory, drone, lagger, pokey, poky, slow, trailer, unpunctual
 See Also: bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, plodder, potterer, putterer, slowcoach, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, straggler, strayer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lag"gard\, a. [Lag + -ard.]
    Slow; sluggish; backward.
  2. \Lag"gard\, n.
    One who lags; a loiterer.
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