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Definition of Slack


  1. Small coal; also, coal dust; culm.
  2. A valley, or small, shallow dell.
  3. Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.
  4. Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand.
  5. Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.
  6. Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as, business is slack.
  7. Slackly; as, slack dried hops.
  8. The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
  9. Alt. of Slacken
  10. Alt. of Slacken
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Slack Translations

slack in German is schlaff, lose, flau
slack in Italian is lasco, floscio
slack in Spanish is languido, flojera
slack in Swedish is loj, slapp, slak