Definition of lagging:
dilatory, undeveloped, crawling, dawdle, backward, lag, leisurely, dragging, snaillike, fall behind, tardy, dawdling, laggard, dillydallying, creeping, poking, languid, sluggish, snail-paced, unhurried, poky, fall back, precede, dallying, follow, underdeveloped.
- "Ulysses", James Joyce.
Nothing could make Miss Glover look otherwise than anxious, restless and unsettled, and though she followed in the wake of the rest, it was with hidden face and lagging step, as if she recognized the whole thing as a farce and doubted her own power to go through it calmly.- "The House in the Mist", Anna Katharine Green.
- "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony", Laura Lee Hope.