Laggard

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Laggard Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    laggard adj
  1. inclined to waste time and lag behind [syn: dilatory]
  2. wasting time [syn: dilatory, poky, pokey] n : someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind [syn: dawdler, drone, lagger, trailer]
Laggard Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Laggard \Lag"gard\, a. [Lag + -ard.] Slow; sluggish; backward.
Laggard Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Laggard \Lag"gard\, n. One who lags; a loiterer.
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  • Laggard Island: Laggard Island is a rock y island lying 2 | mi | km southeast of Bonaparte Point , off the southwest coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer ...

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  • Big Upside for the France ETF
    There is evidence buying one period’s lagging stocks or ETFs can yield big returns as those laggards morph into leaders. It happened earlier this year with gold miners. Then there was the recent rebound ... Read more on this news related to 'Laggard'
  • An Energy ETF Favorite Looks Good
    Equity-based energy exchange traded funds continue to shed the laggard status with which they were saddled last year and it is a diversified mix of funds that are seeing upside. Over the past month, the ... Read more on this news related to 'Laggard'
  • NBC executive predicts first win in a decade in key U.S. age group
    Longtime ratings laggard NBC is expected to win this season's broadcast TV ratings race in the age group most prized by advertisers, 18 to 49, for the first time in a decade, NBC Universal Chief Executive Steve Burke said on Monday. The last time NBC won that age group was in the 2003-04 season, a spokeswoman said. NBC, owned by cable operator Comcast Corp, is Read more on this news related to 'Laggard'

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