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slowcoach

or slow coach

[ sloh-kohch ]
/ ˈsloʊˌkoʊtʃ /
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noun Informal.

a slowpoke.

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Origin of slowcoach

First recorded in 1830–40; slow + coach
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British Dictionary definitions for slowcoach

slowcoach
/ (ˈsləʊˌkəʊtʃ) /

noun

British informal a person who moves, acts, or works slowlyUS and Canadian equivalent: slowpoke
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