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Definition of laggard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

laggard

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlæɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæɡərd//
 
(old-fashioned) Lazy
 
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a slow and lazy person, organization, etc. See related entries: Lazy Word Origin early 18th cent. (as an adjective): from lag ‘fail to keep up’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: laggard