Synonyms and related words:
amazing, ambling, ambulation, astonishing, astounding, backpacking, breathtaking, broken, capricious, careening, catchy, cautious, choppy, circumspect, claudicant, confounding, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate, desultory, deviative, disconnected, discontinuous, easy, eccentric, electrifying, erratic, eye-opening, faltering, fitful, flagging, flickering, fluctuating, foot-dragging, footing, footing it, footwork, gentle, going on foot, gradual, guttering, halting, herky-jerky, heteroclite, hiking, hitchhiking, hitching, hobbled, hobbling, hoofing, idle, immethodical, inconstant, indolent, intermittent, intermitting, irregular, jarring, jerky, jolting, languid, languorous, lazy, legwork, leisurely, limping, lumbering, lurching, marching, mind-boggling, miraculous, moderate, nonuniform, overwhelming, patchy, pedestrianism, perambulation, poking, poky, rambling, relaxed, reluctant, rough, sauntering, scrappy, shocking, shuffling, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, spectacular, sporadic, spotty, startling, strange, strolling, stunning, surprising, tentative, thumbing, thumbing a ride, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, tramping, treading, trudging, turtlelike, uncertain, unequal, uneven, unhurried, unmethodical, unmetrical, unregular, unrhythmical, unsettled, unsteady, unsystematic, variable, veering, waddling, walking, wandering, wavering, wobbling, wobbly, wonderful, wondrous

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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