slowcoach

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slowcoach someone who moves slowly "in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach"
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Usage

In literature:

There was a kinsman of his, also named Thorbjorn, called Slowcoach.
"Grettir The Strong" by Unknown
Mr. Lenox and Mr. Scott were both there in time to see the start of the Slowcoach, as they had decided to call it.
"The Slowcoach" by E. V. Lucas
I am an old slowcoach, and your scheme makes me tremble.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
Don't stick in the mud, old slowcoach.
"Pointed Roofs" by Dorothy Richardson
Mr. Slowcoach was within, and would see Mr. Verdant Green.
"The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Vols. I to III" by Cuthbert Bede
Then there's old slowcoach Jo, the tea-totaller.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, October 29, 1892" by Various
Why, here is Lally, dear old slowcoach!
"Terry" by Rosa Mulholland
I mean Batt the friend, not Batt the slowcoach.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
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