- adj. 松弛的；懈怠的；萧条的
- n. 松弛的部分；松散；淡季
- vt. 使缓慢；疏忽
- vi. 变松弛；逃避工作
- 松(弛)的 not pulled tight; loose; relaxed
- 清淡的,不活跃的 not busy; inactive; sluggish
- 懈怠的,马虎的 dull; idle; neglectful
- vt. & vi. 懈怠; 偷懒 be lazy or careless in one's work
- vt. & vi. 减速; 放松 reduce speed, effort, tightness, etc.
dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality;
"the team went into a slump"
"a gradual slack in output"
"a drop-off in attendance"
"a falloff in quality"
a stretch of water without current or movement;
"suddenly they were in a slack and the water was motionless"
a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
the quality of being loose (not taut);
"he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope"
a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely;
"he took up the slack"
not tense or taut;
"the old man's skin hung loose and grey"
"slack and wrinkled skin"
"a slack rope"
flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide;
lacking in rigor or strictness;
"such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"
"lax in attending classes"
"slack in maintaining discipline"
avoid responsibilities and work, be idle
be inattentive to, or neglect;
"He slacks his attention"
release tension on;
"slack the rope"
make less active or fast;
"He slackened his pace as he got tired"
"Don't relax your efforts now"
become slow or slower;
make less active or intense
become less in amount or intensity;
"The storm abated"
"The rain let up after a few hours"
cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water;
- A rope is slack if it hasn't been pulled tight.
- She was shocked at the slack discipline in the school.
- He is slack in answering letters.
- After intense work in the summer, we are slack off now.
- Business is slack at this season.
- February is a slack time for hotels by the sea.
- There is too much slack in the rope.
- The sailor pull at the rope to take up the slack.
- Our boss doesn't give us any slack.
- There's a certain amount of slack in the car industry at the moment.
- The driver slacked up before reaching the crossroads.
- Freight-car loadings continue to slack off.
- Don't slack off in your studies.
- You should slack the rope before trying to untie the knot.
- Slack up the tent ropes before it rains.
- He tightened a few slack screws.
- Winter is the slack season at most hotels.
- Discipline in Mr. Brow's class becomes very slack.
- Security's got a bit slack.
- Living alone, he became slack about his appearance.
- Don't get slack at your work.
- He is always slack in doing his homework.
- Nancy is slack in answering letters.
- Stop slacking and get on with digging.
- His pace has gradually slacked.
- The breeze slacked.
- Slack the rope before trying to untie the knot.
- slack down (v.+adv.)
滞销 become unsalable
Retail business slacks down when employment drops.
- slack off (v.+adv.)
滞销 become unsalable
slack sth ⇔ off
Slack off those ropes there, there's a storm coming!
It's natural to slack off towards the end of a hard day's work.
Haas slacked off in his work.
Don't slack off in your studies.
House sales in this city usually slack off during our severe winters.
Business usually slacks off at this time of the year.
- slack on (v.+prep.)
在…方面松散〔懈怠〕 become inactive on (sth)
slack on sth
The instructors were slacking on the job.
- slack up (v.+adv.)
(使)减速; (使)松劲 (cause to) reduce speed or effect
Slack up before you reach the cross￣roads.
The doctor advised Facer to slack up for few days, as his lifestyle was having a bad effect on his heart.
医生劝告费塞放松几天,因为他的生活方式对他的心脏产生了不良影响。slack sth ⇔ up
Slack up the tent ropes before it rains.
Please slack up your speed,I can't run as fast as you!
- slack carelessly 粗心地放松
- slack dreadfully 极端放松
- slack habitually 习惯性地偷懒
- slack inconsiderately 粗心地放松
- slack inexcusably 不可原谅地懈怠
- slack inherently 本质性地偷懒
- slack naturally 自然地放松
- slack negligently 粗心地放松
- slack thoughtlessly 毫不考虑地放松
- slack uncommonly 不寻常地放松
- slack unpardonably 不可原谅地懈怠
- slack utterly 完全地放松
- slack weakly 无力地放松
- slack down 滞销
- slack off 放松,懈怠
- slack up (使)减速; (使)松劲
In the 'slacks' two members of the Yale team..had caught a gudgeon.出自：Coarse Fishing
The..armourer was not..slack in keeping the appointment.出自： Sir W. Scott
To smarten up my men. They're getting terribly slack.出自： C. Mackenzie
Tak the gentleman's horse..and slack his girths.出自： Sir W. Scott
- slack既可用作不及物动词,也可用作及物动词。用作及物动词时,接名词或代词作宾语; 用作不及物动词时,常与down, off, up等连用。