Meaning of tardy

tar•dy

Pronunciation: (tär'dē), [key]
— -di•er, -di•est.
  1. late; behind time; not on time: How tardy were you today?
  2. moving or acting slowly; slow; sluggish.
  3. delaying through reluctance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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