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tar·dy

tardy

 
 
pronunciation:
tar di
part of speech: adjective
inflections: tardier, tardiest
definition: late or delayed.
She is never tardy for work, but sometimes leaves early.
synonyms:
belated, deferred, delayed, late, postponed
antonyms:
prompt, punctual, quick
similar words:
overdue
derivations: tardily (adv.), tardiness (n.)