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

 

sluggard

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈslʌɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslʌɡərd//
 
(formal) Lazy
 
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a slow, lazy person See related entries: Lazy Word Origin Middle English: from the rare verb slug ‘be lazy or slow’ + -ard.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sluggard