laggardly

[lag-erd-lee]

adverb

in the manner of a laggard.

adjective

of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or being a laggard: He behaved in a laggardly fashion.

Origin of laggardly

First recorded in 1825–35; laggard + -ly
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