Definition for Slow (-er)

slow (-er), adv. [see slow, adj.] (webplay: dull, late, swift).

  1. Gradually; not rapidly; with moderate motion.
  2. Not immediately; little by little; with gradual speed.
  3. Carefully; deliberately; not all at once.
  4. Imperceptibly; not noticeably.
  5. Heavily; not quickly; not swiftly; delayed in motion; moving a short distance in a long time.
  6. Without rushing; wanting the moment to last.
  7. Tenderly; without rushing; [fig.] lovingly.
  8. Tardily; retroactively; inactively; not soon enough.
  9. Phrase. “Too slow”: not fast enough; not arriving in time for an event.

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