English Vietnamese dictionary
- tính từ
- chậm chạp, thiếu khẩn trương, đà đẫn
- muộn, trễ
Advanced English dictionary
~ (in doing sth) (formal) slow to act, move or happen; late in happening or arriving: The law is often tardy in reacting to changing attitudes. + people who are tardy in paying their bills + (AmE) to be tardy for school
tardiness noun [U]: the tardiness of the company's response
1 late, unpunctual, behind schedule, overdue, behindhand:
Yet again you have been somewhat tardy in completing your assignments.
2 slow, dilatory, belated, slack, retarded, sluggish, reluctant, indolent, lackadaisical, listless, phlegmatic, slothful, lethargic, languid:
They have been tardy in acknowledging the importance of Allen's work.
Concise English dictionary
+after the expected or usual time; delayed