Definition of Laggards

1. Noun. (plural of laggard) ¹



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Definition of Laggards

1. laggard [n] - See also: laggard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laggards

lager louts
lager top
lager tops
lagered
lagered up
lagering
lagerphone
lagerphones
lagers
lagerstätte
lagerstätten
laggard
laggardly
laggardness
laggardnesses
laggards (current term)
lagged
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laggers
laggier
laggiest
laggin
lagging
lagging strand
laggingly
laggings
laggins
laggy

Literary usage of Laggards

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1. The Intelligence of School Children: How Children Differ in Ability, the Use by Lewis Madison Terman (1919)
"The number of school laggards has decreased but little, and their needs are almost as little provided for as before the campaign in their behalf began. ..."

2. The Intelligence of School Children: How Children Differ in Ability, the Use by Lewis Madison Terman (1919)
"The number of school laggards has decreased but little, and their needs are almost as little provided for as before the campaign in their behalf began. ..."

3. Works by Washington Irving (1895)
"... in a Skin Canoe —Hardships of Mr. Crooks and his Comrades— Tidings of M'Lellan—Illness of Mr. Crooks—Necessity of Leaving the laggards Behind. ..."

4. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... assiduous shoulder push The kernels huge; a part array the file, And whip the laggards on; their busy track Swarms quick and eager with unceasing toil. ..."

5. Complete Prose Works by Walt Whitman (1891)
"SOME laggards YET. THE PERFECT HUMAN VOICE. STATING it briefly and pointedly I should suggest that the human voice is a cultivation or form'd growth on a ..."

6. Man's Moral Nature: An Essay by Richard Maurice Bucke (1879)
"... The Lord advances, and yet advances ; Always the shadow in front ; always the reached hand, bringing up the laggards."—WALT WHITMAN. ..."

7. OECD Information Technology Outlook: ICTs and the Information Economy by Graham Vickery (2002)
"Leaders and laggards: households and individuals People have varying reasons for using ICTs. Those not using may not be able to afford access, ..."

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