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    tardy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tardy

    (adj) after the expected or usual time; delayed
    Synonyms : belated , late
    Example Sentence
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tardy

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tardy..sounds like tired..so if a person is tired..he is very slow at his work and arrives late than the expected time.

The base word for TARDY is RETARD, in which retard is to slow up, delay, inhibit, hinder, impede.,...

Tardy and Dilly-Dally are rhyming words and they are used for someone who is slow and is always late at getting somewhere or doing something.

TARdy - In India a TAR road takes too much time

On tar(black material used in road making) u can only go slow

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