lagger

1
[lag-er]

noun

a laggard.

Nearby words

  1. lagerlöf, selma,
  2. laggard,
  3. laggardly,
  4. laggen,
  5. laggen-gird,
  6. laggin,
  7. lagging,
  8. laggingly,
  9. laghouat,
  10. lagniappe

Origin of lagger

1

lagger

2
[lag-er]

noun Chiefly British Slang.

a convict or ex-convict.

Origin of lagger

2
First recorded in 1810–20; lag2 + -er1

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Examples from the Web for lagger

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

    Nic Revel|George Manville Fenn