Etymology
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laggard (adj.)

1702, "slow, sluggish," from lag (v.) + -ard. From 1757 as a noun, "one who lags, a shirker, loiterer." Related: Laggardly.

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Definitions of laggard
1
laggard (n.)
someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind;
Synonyms: dawdler / drone / lagger / trailer / poke
2
laggard (adj.)
wasting time;
Synonyms: dilatory / poky / pokey
From wordnet.princeton.edu