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synonyms for laggard

  • dawdler
  • idler
  • lingerer
  • loafer
  • lounger
  • slowpoke
  • slow starter
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How to use laggard in a sentence

Others attempted the shift to digital, while the laggards seemed to simply hope the world would snap back to physical interactions on the other side of Covid-19.
‘SHIFT TO DIGITAL’: CHANGES TO THE BUSINESS MARKETERS AND AGENCY EXECS EXPECT TO CONTINUE LONG AFTER 2020KRISTINA MONLLOSDECEMBER 15, 2020DIGIDAY
According to Goldman Sachs, the cash-rich FAAMG quintet have a sizable edge in Capex and R&D spending, suggesting they’re sinking big sums into longterm bets while the laggards pull back.
DEBATE NIGHT WAS A TAMER AFFAIR, AS ARE STOCK MARKETS TODAYBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
In January, Tesla joined a pool formed by industry laggard FCA, which has among the highest emissions per vehicle in the EU.
TESLA’S BIGGEST PROFIT CENTER IS DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO RUNNING OUT OF POWERSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
They, like the country they call home, are laggards on climate.
ON CLIMATE CHANGE, OIL AND GAS COMPANIES HAVE A LONG WAY TO GODAVID ROBERTSSEPTEMBER 25, 2020VOX
Apple also remains a laggard in artificial intelligence, particularly in the increasingly important market for voice-activated digital assistants.
APPLE CEO TIM COOK IS FULFILLING ANOTHER STEVE JOBS VISIONRACHEL SCHALLOMAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
He did not succeed, for memory was laggard, or his imagination was playing him a trick.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
He was always first in the playground and last in class; a leader in mischief, a laggard in study.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
As a general thing the herd crowds toward the leaders, and the laggard brings up the rear alone.
EMMY LOUGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
Frank was first on hand, as usual, but even laggard Will showed up on time, camera and all.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
How is it that the humble mill yonder, whose laggard wheel scarce stirs the water, seems to him like some old familiar thing.
GERALD FITZGERALDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
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WORDS RELATED TO LAGGARD

  • backward
  • behind schedule
  • behind time
  • behindhand
  • belated
  • delayed
  • dilatory
  • have to play catch up
  • in arrears
  • laggard
  • overdue
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • tardy
  • backward
  • behindhand
  • dallying
  • delaying
  • deliberate
  • laggard
  • late
  • lax
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • lingering
  • loitering
  • moratory
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • putting off
  • remiss
  • slack
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • snail-like
  • tardy
  • time-wasting
  • unhasty
  • unhurried
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