Definitions English

  • Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed: a slow train; slow walkers.
  • Marked by a retarded tempo: a slow waltz.
  • Taking or requiring a long time: the slow job of making bread.
  • Taking more time than is usual: a slow worker; slow progress in the peace negotiations.
  • Allowing movement or action only at a low speed: a slow track; a slow infield.
  • Registering a time or rate behind or below the correct one: a slow clock.
  • Lacking in promptness or willingness; not precipitate: They were slow to accept our invitation.
  • Characterized by a low volume of sales or transactions: Business was slow today.
  • Lacking liveliness or interest; boring: a slow party.
  • Not having or exhibiting intellectual or mental quickness: a slow learner.
  • Only moderately warm; low: a slow oven.
  • So as to fall behind the correct time or rate: The watch runs slow.
  • At a low speed: Go slow!
  • To make slow or slower.
  • To delay; retard.
  • To become slow or slower.