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Etymology 1[edit]

lag +‎ -er


lagger (plural laggers)

  1. One who installs lagging.
    • 2001, Geoffrey Tweedale, Philip Hansen, Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard
      In particular, Turner & Newall doggedly contested any claims from the largest high-risk group outside the scheduled factory areas — the laggers.
  2. (video games, informal) A player who lags (has a poor or slow network connection).

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of legal and nagger


lagger (plural laggers)

  1. (slang) A member of support staff responsible for contacting lawyers to check how a case is progressing.