Definition of Laggardly

1. Adjective. Resembling a laggard; slow; taking more time than is necessary; lagging behind ¹



2. Adverb. In the manner of a laggard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laggardly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laggardly

lager
lager beer
lager lout
lager louts
lager top
lager tops
lagered
lagered up
lagering
lagerphone
lagerphones
lagers
lagerstätte
lagerstätten
laggard
laggardly (current term)
laggardness
laggardnesses
laggards
lagged
laggen
laggens
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laggiest
laggin
lagging
lagging strand
laggingly

Literary usage of Laggardly

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1. Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture by Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture (1899)
"The laggardly female flowers are not pollinated. Occasionally nature provides a safeguard against this by making a double series of male flowers. ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1839)
"But, at last, slowly, by dull degrees, laggardly, as laggardly as one finds out that one is getting old, the hands of the clock did circumambulate—it was ..."

3. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"They are in virtual contact above with the liver on the right side and the spleen on the left and move laggardly and to a slight degree with respiration. ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"For several consecutive hours, perhaps, he retreats to his basket or his bed. lie shows no disposition to bite, and he answers the call upon him laggardly. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1878)
"He shows no disposition to bite, and he I answers the call upon him laggardly. lie is curled up, and his face is buried between his paws und j his breast. ..."

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