slowpoke


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slowpoke

Someone who moves or does things in a particularly slow or sluggish manner; someone who is or has been dawdling. We're never going to finish our project by the deadline with this slowpoke weighing us down! Hurry up, slowpoke! We're not going to wait all day for you to catch up with us.
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And at one municipal loop in Colorado, Knuth says, the worst slowpokes are actually taken off the course and given refunds.
A slowpoke sucker or tootsie pop as your parting gift.
I persevered, turning over the pages, trying to find words that would capture his interest: showboat (show-off), shyster (shifty person), slowpoke (slowcoach).
Slowpoke, slowpoke, Coming home from school, Walking like a snail or a lazy old mule; Kicking up the pebbles, Sitting down to rest, Watching a mockingbird build her nest.
1 ("Had they learned to drive when most high-speed driving took place on two-lane roads rather than on superhighways--when split-second judgments about the risk of passing a slowpoke in the face of oncoming traffic were routine--they might well have reacted to the videotape more dispassionately.
5, but still is a slowpoke compared to the current speed demons, Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome, benchmark tests show.
You don't want to be a slowpoke technician, improperly attired nurse, uptake-deficient physician, recalcitrant boss, late-genuflecting administrator, or a whining or malingering patient on her watch.
Struggling up Trinity Street the other week, I was reminded of that old Neil Young song Slowpoke, in which he warbles in his inimitable style: "When I was faster, I was always behind.
When I get the urge to read something, I don't want to wait a month for some slowpoke to return it.
Ethanol tolerance caused by slowpoke induction in Drosophila.
A car's slow movement might only reflect a slowpoke behind the wheel.
Most people think of a turtle as a slowpoke, but a turtle takes a lot of risks.
From 1997 to 2001, he was chair of the SLOWPOKE 2 Nuclear Reactor Committee and Manager of the SLOWPOKE 2 Reactor Decommissioning project.
oh a sort of slowpoke singer, finger tracer, then, mover of lips.
Could it be that newsletter publishers have become snail-mail slowpokes in an electronic age?