Definition of laggard:
paper bag, droning, sack, slow, thrusting, jabbing, procrastinator, poking, drone pipe, biff, bourdon, fast, preview, dilatory, pilotless aircraft, monotone, prevue, punch, loiterer, clout, jab, scoke, pokey, dawdling, jerkwater, dilly-dallier, straggler, poke, lag, unpunctual, tarrier, one-horse, slug, trailer, lick, dawdler, lingerer, garget, slowpoke, drone, thrust, radio-controlled aircraft, carrier bag, lagger, slouch, pigeon berry, loafer, house trailer, poky.
- "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
Victor did not deliberately plan to draw Leonora closer to his side, and the proud girl did not intend to permit him to do so; but somehow it happened that his arm stole round her waist as they walked the shadowy places of the drive, and their laggard feet were wholly out of rhythm to their leaping pulses.- "Victor Ollnee's Discipline", Hamlin Garland.
- "The Boys of Bellwood School", Frank V. Webster.