tardy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tardy
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