Results for slow

Definitions of slow:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb intransitive

To move with less speed; as, the train slowed down.

part of speech: adjective

Not quick in motion; less speedy than usual, or than what might be expected; not ready or prompt, as in speech; dilatory; inactive; dull; behind in time, as a clock.

part of speech: adjective

Not quick or rapid in motion; as, a slow step; not prompt; as, slow in arriving; occupying a long time; as, slow progress; not rash or hasty; as, slow to anger; dull or stupid; as, a slow pupil; not up to time; as, the clock is slow.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to move with less speed; to delay.

part of speech: adjective

Not swift: late: behind in time: not hasty: not ready: not progressive.

part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for slow:

alphabet filter

Word of the day


In med., the discharge of black blood from the bowels. ...

Popular definitions