Slack – meaning of the word and examples

Not tight; loose. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Not using due diligence, care, or dispatch: Negligent. (Merriam – Webster)

Characterised by slowness, sluggishness, or lack of energy. (Merriam – Webster)

Moderate in some quality. (Merriam – Webster)

Blowing or flowing at low speed. (Merriam – Webster)

Not tight or taut. (Merriam – Webster)

Lacking in usual or normal firmness and steadiness: Weak. (Merriam – Webster)

Not taut or held tightly in position; loose. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(of business or trade) characterised by a lack of work or activity; quiet. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Slow or sluggish. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Something that is slack is loose and not firmly stretched or tightly in position. (Collins Dictionary)


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