slowpoke

[ sloh-pohk ]
/ ˈsloʊˌpoʊk /

noun Informal.

a person who makes slow progress.

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Origin of slowpoke

First recorded in 1915–20; slow + poke1
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British Dictionary definitions for slowpoke

slowpoke
/ (ˈsləʊˌpəʊk) /

noun

informal the usual US and Canadian word for slowcoach
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