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    tardily

    tardily - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tardily

    Definition
    (adv) without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
    Synonyms : easy , slow , slowly
    Example Sentence
    • he spoke slowly
    • go easy here--the road is slippery
    • glaciers move tardily
    • please go slow so I can see the sights
    Definition
    (adv) later than usual or than expected
    Synonyms : belatedly , late
    Example Sentence
    • 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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