- like or befitting a sluggard; slothful; lazy.
Origin of sluggardly
Related formsslug·gard·li·ness, noun
First recorded in 1860–65; sluggard
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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Historical Examples of sluggardly
The sluggardly inertness of that people passes all belief; entreaties, objurgations, curses, even bribes could not move them.
But he had too much confidence in the sluggardly law to suppose anything of the kind.