- n someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
- s wasting time
- He's been locked out of his Jersey trailer home for laggard payments.
- A boy who watched those movies would be nearing middle age now, but he'd recognize KFP 's plot of a laggard who undergoes rigorous training to become a great fighter from .
- He sent Foreign Minister Viacheslav Molotov to London and Washington to promote the second front and jack up laggard shipments of war materiel.
- Stephane Dion in Canada.com
At this crucial moment, Canada cannot afford to be a laggard,wrote Dion. "It must help the world community come to agreement that we will not allow global climate to change more than two degrees Celsius."
- Costas Karamanlis in Reuters
From being a laggard, Greece in a short amount of time is dynamically becoming a leader in the use of new technologies,Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis said at the signing ceremony. "Investment in advanced technology ...... is a...