slowcoach

or slow coach

[ sloh-kohch ]

nounInformal.
  1. a slowpoke.

Origin of slowcoach

1
First recorded in 1830–40; slow + coach

Words Nearby slowcoach

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British Dictionary definitions for slowcoach

slowcoach

/ (ˈsləʊˌkəʊtʃ) /


noun
  1. British informal a person who moves, acts, or works slowly: US and Canadian equivalent: slowpoke

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