or slow coach
- a slowpoke.
Origin of slowcoach
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Slowcoach, a lumbering, dull person; one slow of comprehension.The Slang Dictionary
John Camden Hotten
There was a kinsman of his, also named Thorbjorn, called Slowcoach.Grettir The Strong
Why, you got on pretty well till old Slowcoach came in, and then you certainly did go it, and no mistake!The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Vols. I to III
Not being able to answer on the spur of the moment, he was nicknamed Κρόνος (the God, equivalent to “slowcoach”) by Ptolemy.
- British informal a person who moves, acts, or works slowlyUS and Canadian equivalent: slowpoke