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English definition of “slow”

slow

adjective (NOT CLEVER)    /sləʊ/ US  /sloʊ/
A person might be described as slow if they are not very clever and do not understand or notice things quickly: I feel so slow when I'm with Andrew - he's so much brighter than me. I was a bit slow off the mark/on the uptake there - I didn't follow his reasoning at all. → See also slow-wittedStupid and sillyOf unsound mind
(Definition of slow adjective (NOT CLEVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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