Laggard is defined as someone who has fallen behind or is slow.(noun)
An example of a laggard is a sleepy child on the walk home from the playground.
The definition of laggard is falling behind or slow.(adjective)
An example of something laggard is a delivery service that consistently fails to get packages delivered on time.
See laggard in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < lag + -ard
See laggard in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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