slow poke

slowpoke

[sloh-pohk]
noun Informal.
a person who makes slow progress.

Origin:
1915–20; slow + poke1


laggard, dawdler, dallier, slug.
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slowpoke (ˈsləʊˌpəʊk)
 
n
informal the usual US and Canadian word for slowcoach

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