Meaning of SLACK in English


adv slackly; as, slack dried hops.

2. slack ·noun a valley, or small, shallow dell.

3. slack ·noun small coal; also, coal dust; culm.

4. slack ·superl weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand.

5. slack ·adj ·alt. of slacken.

6. slack ·vt ·alt. of slacken.

7. slack ·superl lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.

8. slack ·superl not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as, business is slack.

9. slack ·noun the part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.

10. slack ·superl remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.

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