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Too often man handles life as he does the bad weather, He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop.Alfred Polgar
Adjectivetardy (comparative tardi, superlative er)
- There is a suggestion of habitual lateness about the use of the word tardy.
- Somewhat dated.
Later in relation to the proper time
- (US) A piece of paper given to students who are late to class.
- The teacher gave her a tardy because she did not come into the classroom until after the bell.
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