An example of slow is a snail.
An example of slow is driving ten miles per hour.
A slow party.
A slow track; a slow infield.
A slow clock.
They were slow to accept our invitation.
A slow growing season, a slow track.
That clock is running slow.
Business was slow today.
A slow learner.
A slow oven.
The watch runs slow.
A slow fire.
Origin of slow
- Middle English from Old English slāw
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English slÄw. Cognate with Swedish slÃ¶.