Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: laggard
IPA transcription: [l'æɡɚd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dilatory, laggard, poky, pokey
    Meaning: wasting time
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke
    Meaning: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
Usage examples
  • Where is the laggard so dull as to experience no pleasing flutter at his heart in anticipation of meeting a perfect beauty in a country house.
  • As the laggard, or late riser, may have to put up with cold biscuit, and no waffles or buckwheat cakes, there are few such on a Southern plantation.