a habitually lazy or idle person
Origin of sluggardMiddle English slogarde ; from sluggen, to be lazy, go slowly, probably ; from Scand, as in Swedish dialect, dialectal slogga, to be slow: see slug and amp; -ard
lazy or idle
A slothful person; an idler.
Origin of sluggardMiddle English sluggart, probably from sluggi, lazy, probably of Scandinavian origin.
From Middle English slogarde, probably ultimately of Old Norse origin. See slug, -ard.