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lagger1

[lag-er]
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noun
  1. a laggard.
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Origin of lagger1

lagger2

[lag-er]
noun Chiefly British Slang.
  1. a convict or ex-convict.
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Origin of lagger2

First recorded in 1810–20; lag2 + -er1
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Related Words

poke, straggler, lag, slowpoke, loafer, idler, loiterer, procrastinator, dawdler, lounger, tarrier

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Historical Examples

  • “Quick,” growled Pete fiercely; and he gave the lagger a sharp thrust with his elbow.

    Nic Revel

    George Manville Fenn