What is the meaning of tardily?


  • Without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'. )
    • usage: "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here-the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
  • Later than usual or than expected.
    • usage: "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
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APAWordNet. (2010). tardily. Retrieved April 23, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/tardily/definitions/1253557
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "tardily" http://smartdefine.org/tardily/definitions/1253557 (accessed April 23, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, tardily, Smart Define, viewed 23 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/tardily/definitions/1253557>.
MLAWordNet. "tardily" 23 October 2010. Web. 23 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/tardily/definitions/1253557>
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