Synonyms of tardy
1 lateDictionary • He was as tardy as ever for our appointment.
late • A few late arrivals were still straggling in.
overdue • I'll go and pay an overdue visit to my mother.
belated • a belated birthday present
dilatory • They performed their work in a dilatory fashion.
behindhand • He got terribly behindhand with his appointments.
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behindhandIf someone is behindhand, they have been delayed or have made less progress in their work than they or other people think they should.
• He got terribly behindhand with his appointments.
belatedA belated action happens later than it should have done.
• a belated birthday present
dilatorySomeone or something that is dilatory is slow and causes delay.
• They performed their work in a dilatory fashion.
Thesaurus for tardy from the Collins English Thesaurus