Nouns (7)

poky, pokey, slammer, clink, gaol, jailhouse, jail
n. a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

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Adjectives (8)

one-horse, poky, pokey, jerkwater
adj. small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"
pokey, poky, laggard, dilatory
adj. wasting time

Fuzzynyms (18)

coop, cage
n. an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
penal facility, penal institution
n. an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
work-shy, faineant, slothful, otiose, lazy, indolent
adj. disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
adj. characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
remiss, neglectful, delinquent, derelict
adj. failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
adj. idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way; "she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical"; "a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town"- P.G.Wodehouse
dilatory, laggard
adj. inclined to waste time and lag behind

Synonyms (17)

bumpkinly, unsophisticated, rustic, hick
adj. awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
parochial, insular
adj. narrowly restricted in outlook or scope; "little sympathy with parochial mentality"; "insular attitudes toward foreigners"
adj. not given to travel; "a stay-at-home friend"
behind time
adj. (of timepieces) registering earlier than what is correct
adj. used of traffic; "bumper-to-bumper traffic"
adj. marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner; "it was a strange dragging approach"; "years of dragging war"
adj. (used of speech) uttered slowly with prolonged vowels
adj. moving slowly and gently; "up a lazy river"; "lazy white clouds"; "at a lazy pace"
long-playing, long-play
adj. (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records
sulky, sluggish
adj. moving slowly; "a sluggish stream"
adj. moving slowly; "slow-moving cars"

Antonyms (4)

straightaway, quick, prompt, immediate
adj. performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"


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