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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tar·dy /ˈtɑrdi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tar·dy a. [Compar. Tardier superl. Tardiest.]
 1. Moving with a slow pace or motion; slow; not swift.
    And check the tardy flight of time.   --Sandys.
    Tardy to vengeance, and with mercy brave.   --Prior.
 2. Not being inseason; late; dilatory; -- opposed to prompt; as, to be tardy in one's payments.
    The tardy plants in our cold orchards placed.   --Waller.
 3. Unwary; unready. [Obs.]
 4. Criminal; guilty. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- Slow; dilatory; tedious; reluctant. See Slow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tar·dy, v. t. To make tardy. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated
            birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is
            late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal";
            "always tardy in making dental appointments" [syn: belated,
      [also: tardiest, tardier]