go-slow [goh-sloh] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chiefly British.
- a work slowdown, as in sympathy with strikers or as a protest.
Origin of go-slow First recorded in 1925–30 Examples from the Web for go-slow Historical Examples of go-slow
The “go-slow” policy was, however, introduced during the later stages of the war, and caused considerable inconvenience.
I suppose you delivered the driver his go-slow order with a large-sized wink and he savvied what you meant.
British Dictionary definitions for go-slow go-slow noun
- a deliberate slackening of the rate of production by organized labour as a tactic in industrial conflict
- (as modifier)go-slow tactics
US and Canadian equivalent: slowdown
verb go slow
- (intr) to work deliberately slowly as a tactic in industrial conflict