1. [ adverb ] without speed
Synonyms: slowly slow easy

"he spoke slowly" "go easy here--the road is slippery" "glaciers move tardily" (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly' as in "please go slow I want to see the sights")

Related terms: quickly colloquialism slow
2. [ adverb ] later than usual or than expected
Synonyms: late belatedly

"the train arrived late" "we awoke late" "the children came late to school" "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline" "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"

Related terms: early belated belated belated
Similar spelling:   tartly