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tardy

adjective

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2 not arriving, occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time
  • explained that I was tardy because my car had broken down on the way to work

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“Tardy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tardy. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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