What is another word for slow?
Pronunciation:[ slˈə͡ʊ], [ slˈəʊ], [ s_l_ˈəʊ]
Table of ContentsOpposite words for slow:
Definition for Slow:
- Not quick, deficient in speed, taking a long time to traverse a distance or do a thing, ( s. & steady wins the race; s. & sure, haste is risky; s. march, of troops in funeral procession &c.; s. music), gradual( s. growth, progress), whence slowly adv.; tardy, reluctant, lingering, ( was not s. to defend himself), not hasty or easily moved( is s. to anger); ( of clock &c., usu. pred.) behind correct time( is 20\' s.); dull-witted, stupid, ( is s. of speech, of wit, whence slow-witted a., &c.); deficient in interest or liveliness, dull, tedious, ( entertainment was voted s.); slow coach, person s. in action, dull of wit, or behind the times in opinions &c.; s. -match, s. -burning for igniting explosives; s. -worm, see foll.; hence slowness n. ( Adv., compar. -er, sup. -est) at s. pace, slowly, ( being ousted by slowly, but still common when the adv. & not the vb gives the essential point, as how s. he climbs!, please read or go s. or slower, watch goes s., cf. I saw a man climb slowly up; placed always after vb exc. in excl. with how or in comb. with part. as s. -going, -moving). ( Vb) reduce one\'s speed, reduce speed of( train, ship, &c.), ( usu. down, up, off). [ old English]
Synonyms for Slow:
adj.•behind, late (adjective)
- ease off.
v.•delay, restrict (verb)
Antonyms for Slow:
complicated, rapid, intricate, energetic, fast, ready, busy, active, cognizant, quick, waiting, hurried, enthusiastic, on time, intelligent, moving, lively, smart, complex, on cue.
sensational, red hot, engrossing, crafty, stimulating, entertaining, riveting, rushing, desirous, eye-opening, eager, willing, wily, rousing, skilled, agile, alluring, gripping, rip-roaring, fabulous, scooting, spellbinding, poignant, astir, percipient, diverting, provocative, buzzing, educated, swarming, entrancing, engaging, galvanizing, disposed, wonderful, erudite, sprightly, touching, energizing, nimble, fascinating, vibrant, amusing, mesmerizing, alive, thrilling, teeming, bewitching, zipping, inspiring, arresting, charming, sensible, sapient, trained, quickened, Barreling, flourishing, andantino, literate, schooled, humming, running, valid, highbrow, shrewd, surprising, Careering, resourceful, absorbing, invigorating, learned, speeding, thriving, wondrous, spectacular, electrifying, knowledgeable, exhilarating, Rocketing, alert, informed, overflowing, racing, suspenseful, awesome, animating, hair-raising, inclined, intriguing, allegretto, sane, enthralling, spry, scudding, exciting, stirring, scholarly, judicious, breathtaking, straightaway, perspicacious, allegro, astounding, amazing, tantalizing, marvelous, acute, whirling, knowing, foxy, cunning, beguiling, attractive, abounding, enchanting, moving, well-read, enlivening, logical, astonishing, captivating, sound, favorable.
Homophones for Slow:
- sell, sallow, squiggly, silo, sick call, scheol, sickle, sea holly, sky glow, sizzle, seel, salah, sego lily, scilla, skysail, sea eagle, scaly, scull, sicily, seashell, sicilia, shackle, shallow, swallow, squill, showily, segal, shawl, saale, school, seckel, sex cell, secale, sialia, sole, seal, shoaly, sula, scheele, shale, sagaciously, Sei Whale, seagull, sequela, skilly, sial, shell, sol, sly, soul, saccule, solely, shockley, salai, swallow hole, silly, shoal, sewellel, shekel, shiloh, slue, shill, swahili, shyly, sloe, solea, scylla, seseli, skull, scowl, sexual, squall, shigella, squiggle, salol, shale oil, swill, squally, scale, slaw, sail, sulla, swizzle, slowly, sickly, sage willow, saucily, saxicola, Sea Cole, shelley, sea swallow, sequel, sea coal, sessile, slyly, SL, seal oil, szell, sale, sea lily, suckle, social, seoul, socle, soil, Sea Squill, sea kale, sagely, salaah, sill, seawall, sally, shawwal, shallu, saul, shillalah, Swale, squeal, sequella, skill, swell, sully, scaley, slew, sisal, solo, sea gull, slay, salal, squilla, sle.