Examples of tardy in a Sentence
She was tardy to work.
They were tardy in filing the application.
Recent Examples of tardy from the Web
Rickard attempted to ambush Miller but was tardy against the heat.
Inside the storied stone courtyard of Paris’ former mint, guests basked in the last rays of sunlight and hobnobbed with the stars before Friday’s last major show got off to its tardy start.
After the nasty close of the regular session, the House took a three-day weekend to cool down and reconvened Monday (June 12) in normal fashion: 90 minutes tardy.
In such cases, Kane said her office tries to determine why case notes were filed late, whether investigators actually did the interviews and investigative work described in the tardy reports, and what role supervisors played in the delays.
Don’t Be Tardy fans may suspect this outfit was the work of her BFF/stylist, Shun Melson, but Kim enlisted the help of personal shopper Jeff Michael instead.
But with the revelation, however tardy, a new ethical and moral conundrum arises which effectively propels the film to its fiery end.
Yes, critics argue Bennet is late to the big show, and call his tardy commitment to statesmanship evidence of spinelessness.
At a Clinton Global Initiative event in 2013, Bono teased a tardy Clinton by sitting in his seat and doing an impression of the 42nd president.
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Origin and Etymology of tardy
alteration of earlier tardif, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *tardivus, from Latin tardus
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of tardy
: an instance of being tardy (as to a class)
First Known Use of tardy
TARDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tardy for English Language Learners
: slow in moving, acting, or happening
: done or happening late
: arriving or doing something late
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