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Adverb: slowest  slow-ist
  1. Most slowly
    "I'm the slowest player in the world"
Adjective: slow (slower,slowest)  slow
  1. Not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time
    "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
  2. (music) at a slow tempo
    "the band played a slow waltz"
  3. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time
    "the clock is slow"
  4. Taking more than usual time to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    "worked with the slow students";
    - dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse
  5. So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    "a slow evening with uninteresting people";
    - boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, deadly, unamusing, draggy, mind-numbing
  6. (of business) not active or brisk
    "business is slow";
    - dull, sluggish

See also: adagio, andante, bumper-to-bumper, dilatory, drawn-out, fastness, gradual, inactive, laggard, lame, lameo [informal], larghetto, larghissimo, largo, lazy, lentissimo, lento, long-play, long-playing, meh [informal], moderato, pokey [N. Amer], poky [N. Amer], samey [Brit], slow-moving, sluggish, speed, stupid, sulky, swiftness, unhurried, uninspiring, uninteresting

Antonym: fast

Encyclopedia: Slow, It Goes