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Definition of "lagged" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of lag. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lagged" in a sentence
  • "Yet times have changed, and Dowling acknowledges the arts economy is suffering from what he calls the lagged recession -- where the effects are only really now being felt, and are likely to linger for some time."
  • "Republican nominee-presumptive John McCain lagged far behind, in third place with $25,130 in college contributions."
  • "Britain lagged behind on key measures of poverty and deprivation, happiness, relationships, and risky or bad behavior, the study showed."