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slowpoke

Line breaks: slow|poke
Pronunciation: /ˈsləʊpəʊk
 
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Definition of slowpoke in English:

noun

informal
North American term for slowcoach.
Example sentences
  • When that happens, traditional news media look like slowpokes.
  • This is the third successive match now that he has come, played like a slowpoke and ruined India's runrate.
  • I'm famished too and was just waiting on you slowpokes.

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