sluggard definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English slogarde ; from sluggen, to be lazy, go slowly, probably ; from Scandinavian as in Swedish dialect, dialectal slogga, to be slow: see slug and amp; -ard
sluggard definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English sluggart, probably from sluggi, lazy, probably of Scandinavian origin.
- slugˈgard·ly adjective