slack adj.

1 loose

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | become, go Let the reins go slack. | leave sth Leave the thread slightly slack to allow for movement.

ADV. very | completely Some of the ropes were completely slack. | a bit, fairly, slightly

2 not busy

VERBS be, seem | become | remain The antiques business remained slack.

ADV. extremely, very | a bit, fairly, pretty, rather This season has been pretty slack for local hotels so far.

3 lazy

VERBS be | become

ADV. very | a bit, rather

PREP. in She knew she had been very slack in her church attendance recently.