adverb \ˈtär-də-lē\

Definition of TARDILY

:  at a slow pace
:  late

Examples of TARDILY

  1. <she submitted her scholarship application tardily, so she was not considered>
  2. <the money that I had lent him for the CDs came tardily and only after I told him that if he didn't repay me, I was taking the CDs back>

First Known Use of TARDILY

circa 1598


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