adjective, tar·di·er, tar·di·est.
Origin of tardy
OTHER WORDS FROM tardytar·di·ly, adverb tar·di·ness, noun
Words nearby tardy
Example sentences from the Web for tardily
Tardily it spread to South America, where it appeared in 1829, and more recently it has been established in Australia.
Tardily the men advanced, and any acute observer would have seen they had little heart in the business.War and the Weird |Forbes Phillips
Tardily enough he now succumbed to the silent entreaties of his wife.Fire-Tongue |Sax Rohmer
Tardily, indeed, he appears to have acknowledged the contradiction.Spenser |R. W. Church
Tardily she made approach, blushing with increasing loveliness, and appeared in the presence of the princes.Indian Myth and Legend |Donald Alexander Mackenzie