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KK Pronunciation

〔 slo 〕


〔 slou 〕

Overview of verb slow

The verb slow has 3 senses

Overview of adj slow

The adj slow has 6 senses

  • slow -- (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")

  • slow -- (at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz")

  • dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow -- (slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students")

  • slow -- ((used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow")

  • boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome -- (so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome")

  • dull, slow, sluggish -- ((of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market")

Overview of adv slow

The adv slow has 2 senses

  • slowly, slow, easy, tardily -- (without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights")

  • behind, slow -- (of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind")