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English definition of “slowcoach”

slowcoach

noun [C]     /ˈsləʊ.kəʊtʃ/ US  /ˈsloʊ.koʊtʃ/ UK (US slowpoke) informal
someone, especially a child , who is walking or doing something too slowly : [as form of address] Come on, slowcoach, we don't have all day you know !Slow and moving slowly
(Definition of slowcoach noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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