Definition of slowcoach in English:



British informal
  • A person who acts or moves slowly.

    ‘‘Come on, slowcoach,’ urged George’
    North American term slowpoke
    • ‘The hope now is that slowcoach Europe will lift its performance in 2004, taking some of the pressure off the US workhorse.’
    • ‘Come along, slowcoach, spit spot, on the double now!’
    • ‘Eventually, after six hours on the back of the bike we swept those slowcoach cyclists over the finish line and there were all the rest of the entrants.’