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laggard (adj) slow and lazy.
A person is laggard if they are slow and lazy. Laggard students can never get high grades; that is, lazy and slow students can never get high grades. A laggard company can never earn profits; that is, a company which is slow and not active cannot earn profits.
- The laggard salesman was not able to reach the targets set for him by the company. He was rather lazy and slow and that cost him his job.
- The laggard Jim is the opposite of his younger brother. While Jim is lazy his brother is quite active and hardworking.